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Hard-Time Party

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Pupils of the Northey School, District No. 7, pose with their parents at a Halloween "Hard-time" party at the school. Many in the group wear ragged or outd...

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Description: Long shot of a scene from the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." In the background, Neville Brand holds a knife to the throat of Whit Bissell. Two guards and a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posing sitting in a dark dress and wrapped in a fringed shawl, next to a Ho-Chunk boy po...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elisha Burdick (1822-1896), father of Mrs. William Snow Miller. One quarter length portrait with torso facing right and eyes f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman tunes an early crystal radio set.

Date: 1945-08-14 

Description: Arthur J. Altmeyer, taking the oath of office on reappointment as Chairman of the Social Security Board, Term 1945-51. Mrs. Sarah H. Napier is the Notary P...

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Zona Gale

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Zona Gale (Mrs.William Breese) in formal pose with her hair up and her hands clasped in front of her.

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Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

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Description: A young boy and girl pose for a studio portrait in a decorative rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. The young boy wears a hat, wide-collared shirt and...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up portrait of Susan Shriver Meyer Sweeney. Half figure facing directly front, wearing round-rimmed spectacles and whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an elderly European American man posing sitting. Identified as Charles J. Van Schaick.

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Speaker Wright

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speaker of the House Jim Wright (in profile) speaking to members of the audience at Wausau's Better Way Club. Next to Wright is Congressman David R. Obey,...

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Description: Folk singer Guy Carawan plays guitar and sings as James Bevel and Bernard Lafayette sing along.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed standing near a prop stone wall in front of a painted backdrop. Charlie Greengrass (HoeHumpCheeKayRayHeKah)...

Date: 1948-03-05 

Description: Harold E. Stassen (left), in Fort Atkinson, visiting with left to right: W.D. Hoard, publisher; Jefferson County Sheriff R.J. Gibson; James LeChance, Palmy...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a seated man in front of a painted backdrop. He has a beard and is wearing a hat and somewhat tattered coat.

Date: 1946-08-25 

Description: Joe Yansky (Bohemian), a one-man band with an accordion and drums.

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Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype of three unidentified soldiers, members of Company K, First Wisconsin Volunteers. They are seated facing forward with their h...

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Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk women posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing several necklaces, earrings, and ribbons in...

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