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Date: 1892-05-18 

Description: Letter of introduction for Frank G. Lenz of Pittsburgh and his agent Robert Bruce to Secretary of Agriculture Jeremiah Rusk. The letter is on The Outing Co...

Date: 1938-07 

Description: CBS journalist Cecil Brown, who was then reporting from Rome, Italy, is seen here in a Venetian gondola with Martha, his new bride, during their honeymoon.

Date: 1963-02-02 

Description: Advertising photograph of a Scout Camper with "bed 'wings' extended". A woman pours coffee at the back door and outside a man by a canoe readies his fishin...

Date: 1917 

Description: Men and women wait on and near box cars at a train platform in Russia. The original caption reads "cheapest traveling on the Trans-Siberian Ry. [Railway]."

Date: 1970 

Description: Color photo of an International truck carrying prepacked airline food to Pan American World Airways Boeing 747 airplane. A man in the foreground gestures t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chemins de Fer électrique du Valais à Chamonix (Electric Railways of Valais in Chamonix) railway. The poster...

Historical Essay

Campers' Wash-Up Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wash-Up Kit made by the Bay West Company, Green Bay. Distributed by the Yankee Paper and Specialty Co. of Menasha in the 1920s. (Museum object #1998.6.2)

Date: 1962-05 

Description: A magazine advertisement designed by the Foote, Cone and Belding agency for its client, Trans World Airlines. The advertisement was designed to dramaticall...

Date: 1947-06-23 

Description: Rt. Rev. Msgr. E.C. O'Reilly, retired pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, is shown boarding an airliner at Madison Municipal Airport. On the...

Photograph

Shaplen Arrives

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert Shaplen, the tall man with the briefcase, being greeted at an airport in Southeast Asia. Shaplen, who was regarded as the dean of the American journ...

Photograph

European Tour Group

Date: 1950-05-02 

Description: Portrait of a group of young people from the Madison area who will travel together in Europe this summer. Standing, left to right: Helen Olson, Charles Sha...

Photograph

Cockpit of Airplane

Date: 1970 

Description: Rear view of man sitting in a Pan American World Airways Boeing 747 airplane cockpit. There are three seats and numerous switches, dials, knobs and indicat...

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Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An original lithograph depicting a scene aboard a United States Lines passenger ship, featuring a man and a woman looking toward the ocean's horizon.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the London Midland and Scottish Railway Company, and promoting Haddon Hall and the Wye Valley as "The Peak Distr...

Magazine or Periodical

Frank G. Lenz

Date: 1892 

Description: Portrait of Frank Lenz on his safety bicycle which he rode on a round-the-world tour. He is posed on a country road lined with fences and telegraph or tele...

Photograph

Motel Pool

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Description: Children playing in the pool of the Madison Travel Lodge.

Date: 1987 ca.

Description: This pictorial map shows roads, bridges, local businesses with phone numbers, and public buildings. Relief is shown pictorially. Also included is a calen...

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: Color advertising photograph of a family setting up a tent in mountain field near a small lake. An International Traveler pickup with simulated vinyl roof,...

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