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Date: 1908 

Description: Group posed in front of the first house built in Kennedy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of an elevated view of a group of men standing and posing. They are driving their oxen among cut large trees.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Advertising brochure for the Minneapolis Twine Binder. Features a 2-panel inside spread with a color illustration titled: "Minnie looks after the sheaves."...

Date: 1884 

Description: Back cover featuring a chromolithograph of a young boy driving a team of oxen pulling a Buckeye Twine Binder. At the bottom is a letter that says, in part:...


Badger Dog Show

Date: 1961-07-02 

Description: Carol Cowley is shown with her Japanese spaniel, Sukie Kun, at the Badger Dog Show held at the Dane County fairgrounds. The dog had the highest score in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an apiary that has been destroyed by a bear. Trees and stumps in background. Writing on back reads: "What a bear did to Outcelt's yard."

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46


Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I


Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Members of the Krause, Krueger, and Goetsch families standing in the snow with arms linked together. A dog sits to the left, and hats and scarves are lying...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, Sister Bay, looking downhill. Postcard, mailed and postmarked 1909.

Date: 1950-11-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for a dinner given by Nazrollah Entezam, President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly during its fifth session and leader...

Date: 1961-07-15 before

Description: Menu from Bookbinders Sea Food House. The cover features an illustration of a fisherman holding a net with a boat in the background, framed by a border of...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54


Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Date: ????-03-08 

Description: Artwork by Steve H--. Silkscreen. Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus quote illustrated "I Eat Bee Poop." "Wisconsin Grade A Fancy" in lower left corner.



Description: Exterior view of the Hillsboro Brewery when it was operated by Joseph Buzucha in the early 1900's.

Date: 1903-05-07 

Description: Alexander Krueger family posed in a pasture with a colt named Frank. Alexander Krueger stands behind the colt with one hand under its neck and the other on...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

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