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Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Max and Robert Petersellie in front of a painted backdrop. Max is seated and Robert is standing with his hand on th...

Photograph

Rufus King

Date:  

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of General Rufus King in uniform with epaulettes, with a sword across his left leg.

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

Date: 1898 

Description: Actor John Gilbert as a baby with his mother. She is lying on the floor on her stomach, resting on her elbows with her head up. Her knees are bent and her...

The Work of Blanchard Harper

Learn about the work of Blanchard Harper, a female photographer who settled near Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Ho-Chunk couple, John Buffalohead (ChaPayKay) and wife Mary Snowball Decorra Buffalohead (PayOokSeKah), with their dog lying at their fe...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of actor John Gilbert wearing a tuxedo.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three Ho-Chunk women posed sitting in a row, wearing several necklaces, earrings, file bracel...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photo opportunity day at the Glenn Curtiss School of Aviation on North Island in San Diego Harbor. The man in the lower left corner is thought to be Glenn...

Photograph

Ladies Ideal Band

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Ladies Ideal Band, in uniform and holding their instruments which include drums and various brass ins...

Date:  

Description: Battle flag of the Second Regiment Mississippi Volunteers captured together with much of the regiment by the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers at Gettysburg July...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly Ho-Chunk woman, Mary Snowball Decorra Buffalohead (PayOokSeKah), posed sitting and holding a porcupine quill-work bag in fron...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...

Date: 1929-02-04 

Description: Cameraman riding on a platform pulled by a McCormick-Deering tractor. The man appears to be filming the tractor while in motion.

Learn about the exploits of the U.S. Army National Guard's Red Arrow Division during World War II.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Theresa Documentary 1983, 84, & 85. Volume D. Black & White Photos by Jim Widmer."

Date: 1961 

Description: A photographer stands on a platform with his camera while taking photographs of a McCormick hay baler in use at Hickory Hill. The farm was located 75 miles...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Otto and John Braun in front of a painted backdrop. One man is seated and the other is standing on the left. They are both w...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a large family, probably the Laib family. Laib was a Civil War veteran and gunsmith and had a shop on Tow...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nighttime view of several African American men, women, and children standing in the foreground looking at something off camera to the right. Behind them tw...

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