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Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified European American girl with long hair posed standing against a prop porch. Sh...


Backyard Swimming

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Suburban upper-class residence in wooded area with rock-lined swimming pool and swimming children. Two women sit in lawn chairs on the lawn near the house...

Date: 1959-05-12 

Description: W. Earl Hall (right), editor of the Mason City, Iowa Globe-Gazette, is the main speaker at the 50th anniversary meeting of the Dane County chapter of the R...

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Date: 1970 

Description: Wilbur Cohen, center, and Arthur Altmeyer right, at a table during the celebration of the 35th anniversary of Social Security enactment. On the left is an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of unidentified men and woman sitting close together. The man is wearing a dark-colored suit coat,...


On the Farm

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: August and Edgar Krueger pull a small wagon through an open field. A barn and large haystacks run along the perimeter of the field.

Date: 1910 

Description: Street in Genesee Depot, with superimposed biplane flying low overhead.

Date: 1959-07-31 

Description: Group portrait of the H & I Variety Junior baseball team, champions of the Madison Boys Baseball program.


Carson Gulley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carson Gulley stands in front of the Van Hise building on the UW-Madison campus, holding his hat in one hand, with his other hand in his jacket pocket.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32


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

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...

Date: 1958-12-22 

Description: Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kelly and Karen Groth and Dr. Harry Groth attend their club's annual holiday dinner dance.

Date: ????-10-24 date unknown

Description: An illustrated advertisement for Nadinola Bleaching Cream, claiming that it's "How Southern Girls Keep Their Wondrous Complexions".

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the general layout of the controls for the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2).

Date: 1900 

Description: Both sides of a Deering advertising card in English and French. One side has an illustration of a man wearing a suit riding on an Ideal Mower drawn by a te...

Date:  date unknown

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


Description: Informal portrait of “Captain Boyd” seated in what appears to be an office.

Date: 1995 ca.

Description: Color photo of an International model 3400 Commercial Bus parked in front of the Hotel de la Monnaie. The bus is white with red and blue stripes, with the...


Description: Neville Brand and Leo Gordon are seen outside leaning against a stone wall on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." Gordon is whispering into Brand'...

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