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Photograph

Edward Salomon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Edward Salomon wearing a suit and tie.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmyard with two barns, one with a cupola and a chute apparently for sending hay from the loft to the feed-station in the yard. Also in this view are two...

Date: 1953 

Description: Advertising poster for the Fast Hitch features a cartoon of men performing the "nationally famous Fast-Hitch square dance" on Farmall tractors. A photograp...

Photograph

Rosa S. Strong

Date: 1877 

Description: Carte-de-visite quarter-length portrait of Rosa S. Strong, 53-years-old.

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Description: Studio portrait of unidentified person wearing Native American costume. Subject is seated and holding a spear and a shield.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Color postcard view looking down at the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. The trees are changing color. The lake, bluff...

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1957-01-17 

Description: The Alice in Dairyland holding a tray of glasses of milk, posing with three men.

Photograph

Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

Description: Two women lifeguards sun themselves at the edge of Horeb Park pool during a rotation break.

Date: 1888 

Description: An original passenger notice poster distributed by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway regarding ticket purchases prior to train boarding. In this two-ton...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Saint Paul, Silver Crescent, and Quincy at the levee. Gangplanks are lowered and passengers are disembarking.

Photograph

Obey at Ground Zero

Date: 2001-09 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) at the World Trade Center Ground Zero a few days after 9/11. Obey was there as the ranking Democrat on the Hou...

Photograph

Storm Bull

Date: 1907-07 

Description: Portrait of Storm Bull, Professor of Steam Engineering, University of Wisconsin. Bull worked with the state on several power and heating plants for institu...

Date: 1934-09-20 

Description: Mr. Dallas Moser, vocational school instructor, points to a customer's hair while students from his barber class look on.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lincoln Junior High School in Monroe, razed in 1976 and designed by Claude and Starck.

Photograph

Amish Woman

Date: 2002 ca.

Description: View through window of an Amish woman arriving at Winona by bus. Other passengers are standing behind her.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of a police officer directing traffic with a pleasant look on his face and a hand in the air. A building on the corner behind the man reads "5 C...

Date: 1966-05-16 ca.

Description: View from street of Aletta's Hat Shop. The shop is on a corner lot and seems to be connected to a residential home.

Historical Object

Burt's Solar Compass

Date:  date unknown

Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Trappist monks wearing white hooded cloaks sit at long tables while eating a meal. Religious imagery lines the walls.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The totem pole has a carved wooden bear clinging to the top. The totem pole was erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawa...

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