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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Telescope at Washburn Observatory with man at controls.

Date: 2004 

Description: The interior of the Schoebel barn is immaculate. The last cows milked here was in 1988. Ken was born on the property in 1931.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

Date: 1811 ca.

Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length group portrait, in front of a painted backdrop, of a woman posing sitting lower on the left, a woman posing sitting in the center on the prop p...

Photograph

Moccasin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Early carte-de-visite of a Ho-Chunk man identified as Moccasin. The backdrop indicates the photograph came from Charles Van Schaick’s studio, but it may ha...

Date: 2004 

Description: Ken and LaVerne Schoebel have firewood stored in their barn. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 16, 2004.

Photograph

Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: David Bow Littlesoldier (MauJchayMauNeeKah) poses in front of a backdrop that appears in many of Van Schaick’s photographs. He wears a hat (wookanak), a be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sid sleeping on the floor near a desk in the darkroom at Gisholt with a cigar in his mouth. His legs are crossed and his head is resting on a cardboard box...

Date: 1937-03-29 

Description: A factory worker dries out dehydrating milk coolers at West Pullman Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man with short hair posed sitting with his arms crossed and wearing a light-colored shir...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Elevated view of lamb judging in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Stock Pavilion.

Date: 1957-09 

Description: Group of musicians performing at International Harvester's 1957-1958 Farm Power Revue exhibit at the World's Conservation Exposition and Plowing Contests,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a standing young woman, wearing a hat with a veil and flower, and a fur-lined coat in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1959 

Description: Men work on a partially-assembled Metro truck body raised on an assembly line inside the factory of the Metropolitan Body Company, an International Harvest...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...

Date: 1947-02-01 

Description: John E. Skelton and Kathleen Hacker wedding ceremony at the altar of St. Raphael's Church, with the Rt. Reverend William Mahoney officiating, the maid of h...

Date: 1930 before

Description: A man wearing an apron stands in a large kitchen located at the Winnebago County Asylum. Above him are pots and pans hanging from the ceiling. There is a l...

Date: 1963 

Description: Three members of the anti-Castro group Commandos L with a cardboard whiskey box full of first aid supplies.

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