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Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up oval studio portrait of Lars Thorgerson Thomaset, [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and on the Regimental Descript...

Date: 1976 before

Description: "A general staff officer stands in the left foreground in the single-breasted blue coat with black herringbone false buttonholes on the chest and cuffs and...

Date: 1933-11-11 

Description: Four men pose with their dog and hunting trophies--moose, deer, bear, and fish hanging in the farmyard.

Historical Essay

Black Hawk War Powder Horn

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Powder horn used by a member of Colonel Dodge's militia during the Black Hawk War, 1832. (Museum object #1947.851)

Date: 1845 

Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...

Date:  

Description: Copy photograph of a Native American/Sioux man posed standing outdoors, holding a feathered spear and wearing a large bonnet. He is standing next to a hors...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Abdih-Hiddisch, a Minatarre Chief, posed holding an ax.

Date: 1944 

Description: Military themed Christmas greeting card featuring the Statue of Liberty, a soldier with an American flag and the flag of Great Britain, and an angel in bat...

Date: 1942-12 

Description: Trainees at Rio Hato Infantry Artillery School set dynamite charges outdoors in Panama. The men are wearing brimmed hats and uniforms. One crouching man ho...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they walk...

Date: 1942-11 ca.

Description: Soldiers land on the beach in New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). They use collapsible canvas boats to ferry men and equipment from small coastal ve...

Photograph

Peter Hansen

Date:  

Description: Waist-up seated oval studio portrait of Peter Hanson, a private in Company A, 15th Wisconsin infantry, wearing his uniform. He is holding his musket across...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two Canadian soldiers pose in front of a piece of artillery that is underneath a shelter constructed out of timbers. The shelter is also reinforced with th...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers stand at attention in formation as a part of the 1876 Centennial Celebrations.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a man with a large moustache and trimmed beard wearing a Wild West outfit, including a wide-brimmed hat, fringed shirt, and...

Photograph

Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Private First Class Carl Krejci of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, carries a heavy load as he leaves on patrol from camp in Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papu...

Date: 1963 

Description: Members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L talking in their arms factory/barrack. There are spray-painted homemade explosive devices on the table and a p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a soldier, wearing a backpack and a helmet that covers his eyes, sitting next to a missile, labeled "HATE." In the sky is the word: "POLITICS."...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a painting entitled, "Major Samuel McCulloch's Leap." The painting depicts Major Samuel McCulloch's escape from the Indians near Wheeling, West Vi...

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