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Date: 1960-04-27 

Description: A statue of P.T. Barnum was in front of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building to announce the coming of the "Barnum Sideshow of the 19th Century"...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a small guest cottage with screened porch. A sign on the side of the cottage reads: "Minnows for Sale," and a man is standing under the la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sheriff Fred Simon and unidentified man in the process of destroying slot machines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leo Capser standing in front of passenger train at the Ashland Depot.

Date: 1913 

Description: A man drives a team of horses pulling a wagon across a bridge. The man is standing atop the barreled goods, holding the reins. There is dung on the road.

Photograph

Tracy Takes Off

Date: 1932 

Description: Spencer Tracy in "Sky Devils," Howard Hughes's silly World War I comedy. Tracy (center) and William Boyd play two inept stowaways who end up on a ship that...

Date: 1937 

Description: Three workers stand near a conveyor carrying bottles at the Pittsfield Bottling Works. A milk cooler sits on a platform nearby. The back of one worker's sh...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date:  date unknown

Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln (2/12/1809 – 4/15/1865), the 16th President of the United States from March 4th, 1861 until his assassination on April 15th,...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Orland Loomis graduation photograph from Mauston High School from 1913. Below, Orland Loomis in his World War I American Expeditionary Forces uniform, duri...

Date: 1947-01-05 

Description: 98th University of Wisconsin Founder's Day dinner at the Memorial Union where an announcement was made of a campaign to raise five million dollars for the...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The color illustration features six young children...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of the Gunder Larson Family. Front row: Mary Jane Rodgers Larson, Arthur Larson, Gunder Larson. Back row: Margaret Slossen Lars...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1913 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate of 1913.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, plays in boat. The photograph was originally titled "The Lone Boatsman".

Date: 1945 

Description: Color photograph of a man using a specially outfitted diesel tractor to haul a trailer loaded with cut logs. The original caption reads: "Two specially fit...

Postcard

Young Man Seated

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length seated studio portrait of Edwin Schumann wearing a suit in front of a painted backdrop. His legs are crossed, resting one hand on his leg, the...

Photograph

Governor Jim Doyle

Date: 2003-06 

Description: Governor James "Jim" Doyle throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the first game for the new La Crosse Loggers' franchise, at Copeland Field.

Photograph

Large Coupling

Date: 1968-01-29 

Description: Coupling that was purchased and used by Sociedad Mixta Siderugia, a steel mill in Argentina. Falk caption reads, "This 240G coupling is largest Falk gear c...

Date: 1900 

Description: Studio portrait of Tskararalisin (Eagle Chief) in native dress with peace medal and ornaments. Part of Caddoan and Pawnee Tribes.

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