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Historical Object

Beaver Felt Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the inside of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin. The maker's label reads: "Orel Cook, Rutland, Vt."

Date:  

Description: A man is sweeping the bunk house at Hatton Lumber Company Camp.

Photograph

Black Out Curtains

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Publicity photograph of a woman hanging blackout curtains, with the assistance of her young daughter. The photograph was taken to provide illustration for...

Date: 1948-04-21 

Description: Nine students from Marquette School representing early Wisconsin settlers in British Isles costumes performing in the school pageant celebrating Wisconsin'...

Date:  

Description: Milt Gelmand and Robert Bloch play a humorous game of pool. From a set of pictures that was eventually sold to Cheers humor magazine.

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934 

Description: Three men packing malt sacks for shipping, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934.

Photograph

Obey Photo Shoot

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A photo shoot for David R. Obey's first campaign for Congress picturing him as assistant majority leader with Majority Leader Bob Huber (partially obscured...

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: Edgewater Hotel manager, Austin Falkner, watches Dr. Donald Bowle register as the first guest at the hotel. Dr. Bowle is professor of the department of ana...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk woman standing between two young Ho-Chunk women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. The three women are wearing ear...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1963 

Description: A meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L. A man stands at the front of the room writing on a chalkboard and other members sit listening.

Photograph

Peter Ofstedal

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Peter Olson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and Regimental Descriptive...

Date:  date unknown

Description: These young men and boys are students in a baking class at a vocational school.

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1937-05-14 

Description: A.A. Allers (left), service station clerk, M.M. Timmons, service station clerk assistant, and F. E. Lee, service station foreman, work at desks in an offic...

Photograph

George H. Wilbur

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George H. Wilbur, Milwaukee lumberman.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified man with a moustache posing sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat, vest, and light-colored necktie.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified woman posed sitting. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a button-down bodice and collar pin.

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