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Photograph

York Iron Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over railroad tracks of York Iron Works. Probably the construction of the blast furnace.

Date: 1958-11-20 

Description: Beginning young skiers model ski-wear at the Madison YMCA Ski Club's fashion show. They include, from left to right, Kathy Thomas (age 10), Rusty Wixson (8...

Date: 1948-05-16 

Description: Alpha Phi sorority, 28 Langdon Street, was the site of a garden party for all sorority women on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Left to right:...

Date: 1913 

Description: Publicity portrait of the dancer Irene Castle wearing a lace cap and holding a rose, by the Moffett Studio of Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of group of people and farmhouse. There are three men with a horse-drawn self-rake reaper, and behind them are more people, several horses an...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1891 

Description: Front cover of catalog for mowers, reapers and self-binding harvesting machinery. Features a color illustration of a portrait of a man with a beard wearing...

Date:  

Description: A boy leans against a prop stone wall for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a vest, handkerchief around his neck, a hat, and...

Date: 1911-06 

Description: A field party of members of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society visit an effigy mound at Big Bend. The men are dressed in suits and hats.

Photograph

Early Reaper

Date:  

Description: Bearded man operating a reaper drawn by two brown horses. The reaper appears to be an early model.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A family with three children sitting around a dining table while eating a meal. The walls of the dining room are covered with wallpaper and decorated with...

Date: 1934-09-05 

Description: A strip of three mug shots of James Gumina, prisoner 21855.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a room with exposed walls and ceilings. Straight backed chairs and rocking chairs are in the room near a fireplace on the right. Assorted photo...

Photograph

Two Women in Garden

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women wearing hats and dresses stand under a large, blossoming tree in a garden. They are both reaching up and holding a blossom while looking at the c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Antone De Pas & Son, Badger tire and tube dealer in Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, with a three-color illustration of a couple standing by an aut...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, center, holds a plaque with a relief portrait of a woman's head in profile, and the inscription "Louise de Koven Bowen, President of...

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

Photograph

Shipping Cotton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers load bales of cotton onto a ship. The bales are being hoisted up ramps and onto the ship.

Date: 1929-05 

Description: Dorothy Dignam, one of the first women in the advertising field, worked in Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City, and was active in raising the status o...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mogul 8-16 tractor pulls a road grader along a grassy path. One man drives the tractor, and another man stands on the grader.

Date: 1953-11-18 

Description: After closed door hearings at the Boston Federal Building, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy talks to the press about subversive activities at the General Electri...

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