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Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  date unknown

Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Costume design for "#8 Queenie rehearsal", from the 1961 film "Pocketful of Miracles," starring Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, and Hope Lange.

Date: 1901 

Description: Catalog cover, in Spanish, featuring an illustration of trees framing a view of a man working in a field with two horses and a harvesting machine. Text at...

Date: 1946-03-15 

Description: Two views of two girls comparing charm bracelets.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.

Photograph

A Busy Day, Retreat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road of horses and delivery wagons parked near wooden buildings on the left. A group of people are assembled, some on the porch of a large b...

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Robert Lawrence works as an apprentice mechanic at Royal Typewriter Company after his recovery from tuberculosis.

Photograph

Hospital Care

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students care for a patient at the Fort Atkinson Hospital.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A crew of men stand with a wagon and a husker-shredder near a barn. A sixth man in a dark coat and hat is standing under the ladder leaning against the bar...

Photograph

Weighing In

Date: 1958-06 

Description: A little girl watches as a healthcare worker slides the weights along a balance beam scale to measure her weight.

Photograph

Protest March

Date:  date unknown

Description: Unidentified protest march, with the banner of the Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Social Justice (SOC) in front. The banner of the Milwauk...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three young boys standing in a field with men who are posed near horse-drawn carriages. There are many piles of cut grain in the field. A...

Date: 1927 

Description: Lake view from the shore. A man, son, and two dogs stand at the dock. A herd of swans bathe nearby.

Photograph

Playing Golf

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man putts on a hilltop hole of a golf course while four others look on.

Date: 2007-08-24 

Description: At the sign of Bilda's Friess Lake Pub; (from left to right) Kim Diorio, Carl Bernhard, Shirley Widmer, Alesha Hill, and Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory worker checking the bearing journal of a Farmall Cub crankshaft with electric gauges at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Historical Object

Beaver Felt Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the inside of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin. The maker's label reads: "Orel Cook, Rutland, Vt."

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