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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Four men are lifting a large piece of beam during the construction of a factory building, most likely at International Harvester's Osborne Works. There is...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Political cartoon of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. A verse is written below the cartoon and refers to the period when he first became a senator. The verse i...
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...
Description: Men's day at an indoor pool. A view from the balcony on the second floor overlooking one man sitting on the edge of the pool below.
Description: Philip Fox La Follette (second from right), during a broadcast of "Wake Up America" at the Lowell Thomas Radio Studio in Pawling, New York. The show broadc...
Description: New land cut out by real imaginary linesbased in older spirit courseslay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet
Description: Men at the parts counter of the Bush-Ellis Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. The man behind the parts counter is James F. Ellis, co...
Description: Drawing of Fort Boonesborough, built by Daniel Boone in 1775.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Robbins McGovern, Milwaukee engineer.
Date: date unknown
Description: Sid is sitting in a barber's chair with a cigar in his mouth, and the barber standing behind him. The barber is holding some kind of hat contraption over S...
Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles in th...
Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.
Description: Workers digging a "borrow pit" for no. 2 mine with a steam shovel. The men are standing along a set of narrow gauge railroad tracks. Benham was a "company...
Description: Men and sort packages in the shipping department of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company as women credit clerks work in the background.
Description: John Coit Spooner, Captain, 50th Wisconsin Infantry, as he looked about 1859-1860 when he was a student at the University of Wisconsin, first in the prepar...
Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...
Description: Front cover of a brochure advertising International fire trucks, ambulances, and emergency rescue vehicles. Features an illustration of fire fighters wash...
Description: Ed Gein is escorted by three law enforcement officers to the State Crime Lab.
Description: National Democratic political convention in Chicago. Former Senator, Harry W. Bolens. Port Washington, Otto Stielow, Sheboygan, and John Kehoe, Green Bay.
Description: Gust Wendorf in the horse pasture, holding the halter of a mare while her colt stands along side her. A small dog stands behind the mare.
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