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Photograph

Man at Tool Cabinet

Date: 1926-04 

Description: A man wearing a hat and denim jacket stands near a tool cabinet in a barn or workshop while looking through a drawer at Cutten Farms.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man stands in a lift attached to the bed of an International Model DR-60 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice and Coal Company. Another man stands atop a rai...

Photograph

Arrowheads

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "This was a demonstration of how Indians made arrowheads."

Date: 1993-09 

Description: "Theresa firemen cut up an old car with their new 'Jaws of Life' equipment."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...

Date: 1976 

Description: An African-American man is working on a truck engine. He is wearing a hat and overalls, and is using what appears to be a ratchet and extension. The truck...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of two men with a logging crosscut saw cutting a giant ear of corn. A mound of giant corn stands beside them. There is a barn in the backgroun...

Date: 1943 

Description: A woman's face is visible through an opening in the after-body of an aircraft torpedo as she uses a tool to tap holes in it. The photograph was taken at In...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over water of Michigan lumbering scene, where men roll logs into the river. The group of men are posed holding peaveys and cant hooks or peaveys, tool...

Historical Essay

Carpenter's Tool Chest

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Tool chest used by carpenter Charles Colburn of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (Museum object #2004.137.1-248)

Date: 1929-07-03 

Description: Nilles Hardware and Paints Co., 2330 Atwood Avenue, interior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...

Date: 1961-12-29 

Description: Students work in a shoe rebuilding class at the Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.

Date: 1927-05-12 

Description: Men set up a drum for a new rotary drill that has just been unloaded from an International Model 63 truck belonging to E.E. Neal of Wewoka, Oklahoma. The o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the machinist and tool making shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

Date: 1919-08 

Description: A large group of men and women, probably teachers, stand outside at work benches assembling wood products, which include nail boxes and benches.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Group of young women, probably students, assembling wooden nail boxes and benches in a classroom.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men "witching up."

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a boy using a saw to cut into a giant tomato. A man stands beside the boy, watching. A group of giant tomatoes cover the foreground. The wo...

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