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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Men transporting large bales of cotton in a warehouse or loading dock.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A woman holds a metal case as a man stands leans against a desk in what appears to be a medical office or infirmary. The office is most likely at Internati...
Date: date unknown
Description: Congressman Les Aspin (right) and David R. Obey (center) at a public hearing. Although undated, the photograph was taken by Gary Porter of the "Janesville...
Date: 1951-11 ca.
Description: State Historical Society employee Joyce Hancock with a model of Cyrus McCormick's first reaper.
Description: Portrait of Robert Schacht, the director of the University of Wisconsin's Bureau of Information and Program services. He was the principal speaker at a clu...
Description: Two men operating monotype keyboards at International Harvester Press. The paper-punched product later goes through a caster, which makes new type to print...
Description: Group portrait of 23 pre-clinical nursing students at St. Mary's school of nursing who have just received their white caps after completing their six month...
Description: Two men look over Agricultural Extension lantern slide cases.
Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk women posed standing and wearing contemporary dress in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the right is wearing...
Description: Sixth grade students at Midvale School constructed a witch out of chicken wire for the Halloween exhibit in the art gallery at school. The children left t...
Description: A worker carefully weighs a bale of sisal fiber, possibly at an International Harvester plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "Weighing the bale of s...
Description: Oval portrait of Nils Dahl taken by his brother Andreas Dahl.
Description: A 10-foot mannequin of Alice in Dairyland at an Alice display at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Half-length publicity photograph of Dorothy Jardon apparently wearing only a fur on one shoulder and many rings on her hand. Stamps on the back of the prin...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting next to each other. The man on the left is wearing suspenders and holding...
Description: University of Wisconsin boxer Calvin Vernon, front, has just missed University of Virginia boxer Ralph Shoaf with a sweeping right while Shoaf has missed w...
Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.
Description: Couple sitting in a booth and eating ice cream in booth at McCoy's Ice Cream Parlor, 507 State Street.
Description: Member of the anti-Castro group Commandos L packing explosives into a large can. A box containing the loose explosive pucks is in the foreground.
Description: Man seated in front of a wall and table displaying snowshoes, stuffed animals, and Native American artifacts, probably Tom Roddy.
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