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Photograph

New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

Date: 1937-09-14 

Description: Men load bags of plaster from a loading dock onto the back of an International D-30 truck owned by the Globe Plaster Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...

Date: 1928 

Description: Front cover of an advertising booklet for Hart-Parr tractors featuring a color illustration of a 28-50 tractor powering what appears to be a thresher.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company. A sign for Schlitz is suspended between two of the buildings. Pedestrians, trolleys, and horse-pulled vehicles are on the...

Date: 1970 

Description: Advertising poster for the International Scout truck. Features a cartoon illustration of a man in a Scout on a mountain peak, and includes the text "if yo...

Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1909-03 

Description: Carl Bates in his airplane. The bottom half of the card shows the beginning of a race between Bates' invention and an automobile. Bates was from Clear Lake...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A man drives an International Model F (or 31) truck owned by a feed store. The truck is parked next to a building with a sign that reads: "Feed, hominy mea...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man drills a hole in a sugar maple tree, for extracting the sap, using a hand drill. A bucket hangs on the opposite side of the tree under a tap. The sap...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors posed in front of streetcars. Edwin Salber shown second row fifth person from the left.

Photograph

Gathering Maple Sap

Date:  

Description: Two men on a horse-drawn vehicle gather maple sap in the woods.

Date: 1924-02-13 

Description: International Model 63 truck operated by Whitehead Metal Products Co. of New York. The truck was photographed outside the Whitehead Metal Products Co. wit...

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, the 1948 Alice in Dairyland, stands next to a Wisconsin Central Airlines airplane with Governor Oscar Rennebohm and another man.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Three men and two women on board the Lizzie W. sailboat. Captain D.R. Angus, who is at the tiller, owned the Lizzie W., which was named afte...

Date:  

Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

Date:  

Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men at the construction of a railroad branch line among piles of stones. Railroad ties placed on the ground are visible on the platform in the bac...

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