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Painting

Logging Scene

Date:  

Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Photograph

W.A. Austin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of W.A. Austin, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1950 

Description: Slightly elevated view of constructions workers in the foreground working among trusses set up on workhorses on the ground. In the background is the church...

Photograph

First Campaign

Date: 1962 

Description: Running for his first term in the Wisconsin Assembly, Wausau Democrat Obey met with Governor Gaylord Nelson to take a publicity photograph.

Photograph

Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...

Date: 1931 

Description: Poster advertising McCormick-Deering grain binders. The poster features a headline reading, "McCormick-Deering Grain Binders; Direct Descendants of the Wor...

Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...

Photograph

Obama and Obey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office in the White House. The photograph is autographed for Obey: "Congratulations for 40...

Date: 1928-07-10 

Description: Farmer spraying crops with a modified Chevy automobile with spraying unit.

Photograph

Fashion Models

Date: 1939-03-16 

Description: Madison Business College women model fashions from Kessenich's store.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1966 

Description: Two men kneel before clay models of a "Multipurpose Safety Utility Vehicle" set on a table during the first styling seminar at the Fort Wayne motor truck e...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Albert Gallatin Ellis of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. He was the first editor of "The Green Bay Intelligencer," the first Wisconsin newsp...

Photograph

Green Thumb Site

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Green Thumb was a project sponsored by the National Farmers Union to find jobs for the elderly people who were able to work. During his district tour Congr...

Date: 1949-10-05 

Description: Ten top-notch Madison's Wisconsin State Journal carrier boys who received the Inland Daily Press Association certificates of merit for outstanding service...

Date: 1945-10-08 

Description: A shinto shrine near Tokyo serves as the starting point of a Wisconsin story as Robert J. Doyle (lower left), correspondent of the Journal, takes the names...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Date: 1924-01 

Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A man wearing a construction workers' union sign pickets in the bright sun, followed by a young boy with a homemade sign of support.

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