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Description: Milt Gelmand and Robert Bloch play a humorous game of pool. From a set of pictures that was eventually sold to Cheers humor magazine.

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: A construction worker wearing a yellow hard hat stands in the foreground. In the background is the steel framework of one of the The World Trade Center tow...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934 

Description: Three men packing malt sacks for shipping, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and young boy are standing on a wooden walkway. A man stands in the yard with two young girls. A dog is lying on the porch of the house behind them...

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date:  date unknown

Description: Barn raising, showing the stone foundation and timbers stacked in a pile in the foreground. A smaller building is on the left behind the tower support for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A male tightrope walker wearing tights, slippers and v-necked top struggling for balance. He has one foot on the wire, and the other leg is in the air help...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down middle of Main Street paved with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing at the far end, and the ridge of a hill in the far background. A barb...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Photograph

Mears Family

Date: 1906 

Description: Five people posing in an automobile parked in front of a large frame house. The house is identified as the birthplace of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1...

Date: 1909 

Description: Wilbur Wright, in the bowler hat, preparing the Flyer for the conclusion of the test required to win a U.S. Army contract. The 1908 demonstration had been...

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: Edgewater Hotel manager, Austin Falkner, watches Dr. Donald Bowle register as the first guest at the hotel. Dr. Bowle is professor of the department of ana...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1925 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Hanukkah Ceremony

Date: 1984-12-19 

Description: Hanukkah Ceremony - Abraham Anton uses a servant candle, called the Shamas, to light the first candle of Hanukkah Tuesday night as fellow students watch at...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk woman standing between two young Ho-Chunk women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. The three women are wearing ear...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Photograph

"A Votre Sante"

Date: 1930 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women and children having a meal outdoors on the ground. They are gathered around a box being used as a table. Cu...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands on the steps of the front porch of a cabin holding up a large fish at Cormican's on Clam Lake.

Photograph

Peter Ofstedal

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Peter Olson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and Regimental Descriptive...

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