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Description: A seated woman wearing a black dress poses for a studio portrait.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing on the left wearing rings and file bracelets, and wrapped in a plaid shaw...

Date: 1969-03 

Description: Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson speaking to an audience in northern Wisconsin in behalf of the congressional campaign of David R. Obey who is seated to Ne...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait, carte-de-visite, of Judith Kilburn, later wife of Moses Farnum.


Portrait of a Woman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a woman in a checked bodice with Norwegian trim and lace.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...

Date: 1960-03-25 

Description: John F. Kennedy surrounded by Hillsboro High School students after a campaign speech. Kennedy, then a Senator, spoke at the Hillsboro High School Auditoriu...


Meat Market

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A customer waits while butchers stand behind the counter of a butcher shop, surrounded by meat hanging from the ceiling.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Ancil Rich and his nephew Lamont Brooks Rich. Full-length standing portrait, posed with farming tools. Ancil is holding...

Date: 1998-10-30 

Description: "We celebrate Ralph's 83rd birthday at Frank's On The Lake". From left to right; Brenda Wilz, Logan, Shirley Widmer, Ralph Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, and Ralph...

Date: 1973-03-30 

Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young European American man posed standing with his left arm resting on the back of a chair...


Shipmate Off-Duty

Date: 1942-06 

Description: Off- duty shipmate on United Fruit Company's S.S. "Santa Marta". The man is wearing a first mate hat and a white t-shirt. Behind him is a sink with a mirro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of an unidentified woman, boy, and girl. Three-quarter length portrait, all standing, facing forward. The boy, on left, holds his rig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men, two Ho-Chunk woman, and a Ho-Chunk child in front of a painted backdrop. The men are posed sitting and wearing suits a...

Date: 1958-06-11 

Description: William Marshner, chairman of the show (on right), helps Byron Levene with his white terrier and Leona Lundy with her miniature schnauzer while preparing f...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman stands and reads. Two children are nearby.


Ellen Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Ellen Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Nell), co-founder of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.


Elizabeth Nord

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Elizabeth Nord wearing a pearl necklace.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length quarter plate daguerreotype of Sherman and Serepta Pratt. The Pratts moved from Bath, NY to Wisconsin Rapids, WI. They are seated facing forwar...

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