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Alger Hiss

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Alger Hiss. His perjury conviction on charges of spying for the Communists greatly enhanced the careers of Richard Nixon, an...

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Description: A bride and groom pose for a studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop. The groom sits in a chair with flowers in his lapel, as the bride in h...

Date: 1881 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of men in the Wisconsin State Assembly. Along the bottom a numbered list of names identifies each man.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait, presumably of Brad Robinson, his son and grandson. The eldest wears a badge of he Grand Army of the Republic, identifying him as a Civi...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man and a woman stand behind two separate counters inside a restaurant at Stone-Tavern. Signs on the walls advertise Coca-Cola, Schweppes, and read "With...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward, Frank, and Martha Bass.

Date: 1937-10-18 

Description: A man sorts packages in the shipping department of the Emery Bird Thayer Dry Goods Company.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Factory workers at the Chattanooga Plow Works.

Date: 1948 

Description: View of a nurse or pharmacist taking notes in the front end of the prescription department at the St. Joseph Hospital Pharmacy.

Date: 1965-05 

Description: Four men, all administrators at the Social Security office, celebrating at the 20 millionth beneficiary party. They are, from left to right, Arthur Altmeye...

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

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Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Frederick Layton who is standing with his hands in his pockets. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the busi...

Photograph

McCormick Reaper

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Miss Vada Watson posing on an older model McCormick reaper..

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of Emil Seidel talking with Fredrick C. Howe and Victor Berger, while another man stands off to the side.

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Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874 

Description: Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, Eben Peck.

Date: 1947-03-14 

Description: Men working in the passenger curing unit "V" on the first floor of Building #8.

Date: 1913-10-24 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Sebastian Gebhard Messmer, Milwaukee Archbishop.

Date: 1948-04-03 

Description: California Aggies' Don Brown has just blocked a right hand smash by the Badgers' Don Dickinson in the first round of their light heavyweight bout. The two...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...

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Shafer Pharmacy

Date: 1982 

Description: View of Williamson Street from inside Shafer Pharmacy. The owner, Hugh Hessman, stands by a large arched window looking out onto the street. He wears glass...

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