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Portrait of Two Men

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of two young men wearing hats standing in front of a painted backdrop. One young man sits while the other stands and rests his arm on the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Three construction workers, two in the hole, and one above, digging at the World Trade Center construction site.

Date: 1944-12-22 

Description: Group portrait of ten employees of the Rennebohm's drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street, posed at a Christmas party with Santa Claus.

Date: 1979 

Description: David and Joan Obey (right) with Senator Gaylord Nelson (2nd from left) and Secretary of the Interior, Cecil Andres (on Nelson's left) on an Apostle Island...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ten men sit and stand around tables set with dishes and food in the dining room of the Vinette logging camp.

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker tests a diesel engine pump under 6000 pounds of pressure at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.


I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Interior view of an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1926 

Description: A man works on silage cutter knives while the machine is in operation, demonstrating a farm hazard.


Just the Facts

Date: 1962 

Description: During a long strike by United Packinghouse Workers Local 156, the Teamsters union attempted to lure the strikers into their union. To combat that effort,...

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers weigh and pack binder twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Weighing, sacking and bale lashing binder twine...


Paul A. Seifert

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Paul A. Seifert. Born June 11, 1846 and died August 18, 1921. A folk artist, Paul Seifert painted a number of Wisconsin far...

Date: 2002-01-04 

Description: "On this first Friday in the new year we visit Walker's Family Restaurant, 813 Park Avenue, Beaver Dam, WI."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of men sitting and working among Farmall tractors, combines (harvester-threshers) and trucks, possibly outside an International Harvester dea...


Description: A man walks toward a log cabin. In front of the cabin there is a wooden chest and a porcupine.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of men shoveling dirt from a large pile into a long line of horse-drawn wagons lined up along a road at a construction site.

Date: 1913 before

Description: Kentucky Grain Drills catalog cover, no color. Features a woman in a long dress holding on to the bridle of a horse standing in a stall. In a smaller inset...

Date: 1961-06 

Description: Elevated view of factory workers piecing together Cub Cadet parts along an assembly line at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

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