1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Model 2500 bonded carbon/aluminum racing bicycle, made by the Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin in 1988. (Museum object # 2005.135.1)

Date: 1745 ca.

Description: Zodiac as seen from the Northern Hemisphere.

Map or Atlas

Flowering Plant Table

Date: 1837-07-22 

Description: Table printed in Milwaukee Advertiser indicating the time of flowering of several wild plants at Milwaukee and near the head of the Pishtaka River.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1945-03-03 

Description: Philip G. Fox, 513 Virginia Terrace, professor of business administration at the University of Wisconsin, with a slot machine. Professor Fox is a well-kno...

Date:  

Description: Underwood Observatory on the Lawrence College campus.

Date: 1838 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's Catalog of Plants Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Territory.

Photograph

Home Economics Day

Date: 1957-03-20 

Description: University of Wisconsin graduate (BS & MS) Anita Reith, director of the Unitarian Meeting House Nursery school, conducts an experiment with two of her stud...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the butcher shop section of the Fowler and Holmes Store. There is wood paneling and cabinetry throughout the room, shelving and hooks on t...

Date: 1684 

Description: Map of North America showing some colonies, cities, rivers, lakes, and Native American land. Ship routes spread across both oceans, including one decorated...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1862-02-13 

Description: Letter describing gun invention and Bradford's intentions for improvements.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Front view of "Speck's cotton picker," taken for International Harvester's Engineering Department.

Date: 1941-02-08 

Description: View showing part of the pharmacist's working library at D.F. Jones' Pharmacy.

Date: 1949-11-19 

Description: Three high school science teachers and a Kiwanis Club representative escort 22 pupils from Madison's five high schools on a Kiwanis-sponsored educational t...

Date: 1957-11-19 

Description: Ed Gein signing paperwork at the state crime lab following his arrest.

Date: 1838 

Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.

Historical Object

Limnology Apparatus

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.