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Date: 1959-06-21 

Description: Girl Scout Nancy Gibson, who will be covering the news at the Colorado Round-Up, receives an official press card from Lawrence Fitzpatrick, managing editor...


Burke Depot

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view across railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Depot on Felland Road.

Date: 1928 

Description: Front cover of an advertising booklet for Hart-Parr tractors featuring a color illustration of a 28-50 tractor powering what appears to be a thresher.


Alma Schmidt


Description: A standing, three-quarter length studio portrait of Alma Schmidt at age 12. She is wearing a summer dress with cut-work decoration. She has a bow in her ha...

Date: 1950-11-11 

Description: Mrs. Minnie Wiese of 317 West Washington Avenue, representing the Grand Army of the Republic, places a wreath at the base of the cenotaph at the Armistice...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...


Description: Three boys, one playing a guitar, one playing a mandolin, and one singing a song from "Favorite Radio Gems", songbook, as part of a Farmers Union Meeting a...

Book or Pamphlet

P&O Diamond Plows

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Brochure cover of Diamond Plows, Sulky & Gang, featuring an illustration of a landscape.

Date: 1948-06-21 

Description: East Washington Avenue at First Street showing the trees lining the boulevard and the sides of the street. Residents are protesting the proposed removal of...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Workers using a large machine to comb twine fibre (fiber) - the first process preparatory to spinning - at International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. Th...


Baseball Exhibit

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.

Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the oldest Scandinavian Methodist Church in the world. Four large pine trees are growing in the foreground and a tree shaded side...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Caterpillar 75 tractor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of an oil field. The image includes a train, numerous shacks, and many oil rigs.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Home of Mr. Dake in Shelby County. There are two porches, one on the left and one on the right. Several trees are in the fenced-in front yard.


Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting wearing suit coats and several necklaces, gorgets, and moccasins, in front of a painted backdrop. Two Ho-...

Date: 1968-04-28 

Description: Two children holding a puppy.

Date: 1929-12-10 

Description: Beehive tied down onto a roof, covered in snow. Stenciled on one of the hive boxes is the word: "JUMBO." Belongs to E.W. Brown, an apiculturist from Willow...

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