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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view of the First Capitol, which is an unpainted wood frame building, with a log fence and a man standing in front.


Central Avenue

Date: 1880 

Description: View along Central Avenue. There are a number of commercial buildings with false fronts. Groups of people stand near the road on the left and right.


Soldiers on Bridge

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Soldiers in battle gear, holding rifles, marching in a long line across a wooden bridge. Across the water is a building on the shoreline with the jungle be...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Arthur J. Altmeyer, probably during the time he was Chair of the three-person Social Security Board from 1935-1937.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farmers bringing corn to the Lange Canning Co. plant. View looking west, from the west end of the old Madison Street bridge.


Man with Moustache

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a young European American man with a moustache posed sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat, vest, and light-colored p...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...


Description: Neville Brand and Leo Gordon are seen hiding underneath some metal stairs on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."


Dick Hanley

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Casual portrait of photographer Sergeant Dick Hanley, smiling broadly and perched on the spare tire of a jeep, of YANK Army Weekly magazine. In his...


Ziemer Property

Date: 1979-10 

Description: Elderly Ed Radke makes his way around the Ziemer property.

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...


Man-to-Man Back Rub

Date: 1928-06-20 

Description: Man massaging the back of another man in a bare concrete room. The recipient of the massage is stretched out face down on the floor and the other man is kn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of a group of men posing together with a tall stack of logs on a sled pulled by a team of four horses. Two of them men are standing on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back of advertising card. The front features a color illustration of a man and woman standing in a field of red flowers. The back of the card fea...

Book or Pamphlet

Walter A. Wood Brochure

Date: 1900 

Description: Brochure for the Paris Exposition with text in French. Two inside spreads show a man on the left using a team of two horses to pull a harvesting machine in...

Date: 1959-02 

Description: Attending the State Historical Society Founder's Day banquet are, left to right, W.B. Hesseltine, University of Wisconsin history professor; Dr. Donald R....


Description: Head and shoulders image of Henry David Thoreau.

Date: 1944-08 

Description: Elevated view of the buildings at the airfield at Royal Air Force station Steeple Morden, located 3.5 miles west of Royston, Hertfordshire, England. The 35...

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date: 1963 

Description: State Assemblyman David Obey, Marathon County Sheriff Louis Gianali and Harvey Woodward looking at a map. Harvey Woodward was a veteran of law enforcement...

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