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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...


Woman Posed in Yard


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.


Woman Balling Twine

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1961 

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...


Train Derailment

Date: 1941-05-30 

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...

Date: 1956-09-11 

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,...


Orin J. Whitman


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...


World War I Veteran

Date: 1964 

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...

Date: 1931 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer harvesting wheat with a McCormick combine (harvester-thresher) at Hinsdale Farm, near International Harvester's experimental farm.

Date: 1930 

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

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...

Date: 1962-06 

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.

Date: 1918 

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...

Date: 1946-08 

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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