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Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?
Date: date unknown
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Black Bow's wife, with infant in a papoose, and Saucy Chief's squaw.
Description: "Out to Lunch." When the Teenie Weenies take vacation, they meet many interesting characters. In this drawing, a group of birds invite them to lunch in the...
Description: A dramatic publicity still of Walter Long from the film Birth of a Nation. Long played Gus, a "renegrade negro," in blackface.
Description: Three men stand behind a cake shaped like the White House, baked by the Strand Baking Company, 2007 Atwood Avenue, for the Roosevelt Birthday Ball.
Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Lithograph poster for Augustin Daly's 1867 play Under the Gaslight, depicting Snorkey the one-armed Civil War veteran tied to the railroad tracks wi...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Vola Vale, silent film actress who was a leading ingenue for the Balboa Amusement Producing Company.
Description: Informal portrait of Mrs. Charles Belille, standing with a man and a child (possibly her husband and their child). The man wears traditional Ojibwe ceremon...
Description: A crowd of students waving United States flags gathers on a field outside Clarion State Normal School. The school was established in 1873.
Description: The first radiophone band in the United States marches on the Universtiy of Wisconsin campus.
Description: Three Teenie Weenies have runaway from home. Unfortunately, they've been captured and put into a cigar box with a heavy bolt on top. Luckily their Teenie...
Description: The United States presidential election of 1880 was largely seen as a referendum on the Republicans' relaxation of Reconstruction efforts in the southern s...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A man, possibly Benton C. Black, delivering films to Campo Fiesta at Trout Lake. The delivery is being made in a Seabee seaplane by the Amphibious Motion P...
Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...
Description: WIBA "Mystic Myrah and Lorenz," seers, read mail from listeners in the Fern room. Patrick Shannon from WIBA, observes.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Portrait of an older man with beard.
Description: In this courtroom scene still for the Keystone silent comedy "Black Eyes and Blue," the judge is played by Jack Henderson. The woman in the black hat is pr...
Description: The Philharmonic Chorus of Madison will give the first performance of a work by Professor Robert Crane, a member of the University of Wisconsin music facul...
Description: A girl sits in a rocking chair as a young woman commands a dog who is dressed in dark clothing to sit. A piano or organ is in the background.
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