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Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32

Date:  

Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur J. Cohen is speaking from a podium at an outdoor event celebrating the Social Security amendment adding Medicare.

Date: 1968 

Description: David R. Obey, then a Wisconsin assemblyman, testifying in the Capitol in behalf of the reorganization of state government proposed by the Kellett Commissi...

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Photograph

Robert Lamp House

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: The Robert Lamp house at 22 North Butler Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family around fountain in fenced yard, with a boy on tricycle and family on steps of large frame house with parapet trim on porch and house roof. There are...

Photograph

Kitchen Sink

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A sink stands against a wall inside a farmhouse kitchen. A stove is to the right of the sink, and a garbage bin stands beneath it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Brodhead Cheese Factory with man standing in front. The first Jaggi family factory was known as County Line Co. The business shipped cheese in...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow towards a child standing near the United States Army machine gunnery school, which is surrounded by other buildings. The towers and onions...

Photograph

Martin Gutekunst

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Martin Gutekunst, 14, wearing high boots, sweater, and leather hat, poses at the side of the New Fane School. He is identified on the photograph as the "le...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The public school in Iron River.

Painting

Elmside

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elmside was built by Peter Van Bergen, a prominent builder of the 1840's, at 302 South Mills Street. The house was later owned by Dr. J.B. Bowen.

Postcard

North Dormitory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of the North (men's) Dormitory at Beloit College.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

Photograph

Cows in a Pasture

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over fence of Guernseys cows grazing in a pasture near New Glarus. In the background is a farmhouse, windmill on a hill, barns and other outbuildings.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down Main Street looking south. At the bottom of the street is a bridge, and beyond is a hill with houses and trees. There are pedestrians along the s...

Date: 1975-09-02 

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Lodge at Telemark showing one of the largest stone fireplaces in the world. It is constructed out of 155 tons of nati...

Photograph

Fox Lake with Hotel

Date:  

Description: View along shoreline of the hotel with wrap-around porches on the shore of Fox Lake. There are canoes near a pier, and small outbuildings among trees.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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