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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A small microscope sits on a table near a lace-curtained window in Forest Middleton's room. There is also a chair, bookcase and commode with china commode...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Side view of a man using a McCormick wire binder pulled by three horses to work in a field.
Description: Gilbert Holscher, store owner, investigates the stocks of biologicals in one of the store's 2 refrigerators. The card on top of the refrigerator was used o...
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: Front view of "Speck's cotton picker," taken for International Harvester's Engineering Department.
Description: Rear view of a passenger pigeon with its head in profile. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeon lived in captivity under the direction of Profe...
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...
Description: Five teen boys stand ankle deep in Black Earth Creek (west of Cross Plains) while working together to build a conversion dam in the creek bed. The boys are...
Description: Retiring West High School physics teacher Fred Schuler is shown working in his classroom laboratory.
Description: Engraved double-hemispherical world map by Moll, included in his atlas The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and st...
Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...
Description: Police Officer Lester Shore, holding a "River Shiner" fishing lure, for which he holds a patent. It is a casting plug that has a metal lip and shaft and im...
Description: Actor Warner Anderson struggles with his spacesuit in a spaceship's airlock in a scene still for "Destination Moon."
Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School carefully measures and weighs powdered ingredients for a prescription.
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger outdoors in the yard. Edgar sits on a concrete planter holding a kitten in his lap. Jennie kneels in the grass weighing kittens on...
Description: Dr. Edward Ashael Birge paddling on a raft in Trout Lake. In 1875 Dr. Birge first came to teach natural history at the University of Wisconsin, and remaine...
Description: Four astronauts stand on the surface of the moon underneath an enormous spaceship. Around them are instruments on tripods, packing cases, and what seems to...
Description: Female factory workers check the weight of bound twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Matching up balls of baler twine to...
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