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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Advertising poster for the Champion grain binder produced by the Warder, Bushnell and Glessner Company of Springfield, Ohio. Features a color illustration...
Description: Elderly woman in a striped blouse posed standing in a yard.
Date: date unknown
Description: Behind a barbed wire fence a man is splitting log rounds into barrel staves. The staves are stacked neatly to dry.
Description: A female factory worker assembles a ball of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Tucking in the end of the twine after the...
Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...
Description: Slightly elevated view from bank of workmen gathered at the site of a train derailment. The man in suit and hat at far left is identified as a police offic...
Description: Portrait of two new eighth grade teachers at Cherokee Heights school; they are Robert G. Elsom of 3000 Plymouth Circle and Miss Elizabeth (Becky) Russell,...
Description: Carte-de-visite of a waist-up studio portrait of Orin J. Whitman, 9th Wisconsin Artillery.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: View from water of log rolling with one man in the water holding onto a log, and another man standing on a rolling log. Behind the log is a wooden rowboat...
Description: Congressman David Obey, Ben Riehle, a rural Marathon County WWI veteran, and two women pose for a photograph.
Description: About a dozen men stand in the woods by a large tent. The carcass of a deer is hanging from one of the trees. A horse stands nearby. There are some traces...
Description: Poster commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the invention of the reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick (reaper centennial). The poster features a color repro...
Description: Farmer harvesting wheat with a McCormick combine (harvester-thresher) at Hinsdale Farm, near International Harvester's experimental farm.
Description: Factory worker operates a machine suspended from the ceiling on a line of cream separators at Milwaukee Works.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Three women perform secretarial work in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated in chairs husking corn in a cleared field. A large pile of corn stalks is piled in front of them with a barrel of husked...
Description: Survivors of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi stand in a grassy field. The group is mostly women holding children and standing with belonging...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.
Description: Holiday card with a woman and a sailor. She is wearing a gold dress suit, a fur cape and a hat. He is wearing a sailor's uniform. She is throwing a garland...
Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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