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Photograph

William F. Vilas

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Freeman Vilas, attorney, Regent of the University of Wisconsin, member of the State Assembly of Wisconsin 1885, U.S. Senator fro...

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Profile portrait of Ponca man, Ni'-ka-ga-hi-cka or White Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Ponka Tribes.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Secretary of State Colin Powell, Congressman David Obey and and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi stand together at a gathering.

Date: 1983 

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National F...

Date: 1965-03-12 

Description: Recently-appointed Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach answers questions from the press. To his left is George Reedy, press secretary for President Lyndon...

Date: 1985-02-07 

Description: David R. Obey of Wisconsin, chair of the Joint Economic Committee. Opposite him, (in the foreground) is Secretary of Agriculture John R. Block, testifying...

Date: 1900-01 

Description: Studio portrait of Ahblocoenazin (Standing On the Prairie), called John Grant (Mixed Blood), with Peace Medal, Headdress and Bear Claw Necklace. Part of th...

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.

Date: 1814 

Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...

Photograph

Elisha Esterbrooks

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Elisha Esterbrooks, a Brigade Quartermaster, Company B, 35th Wisconsin Infantry.

Photograph

Apple Tree

Date: 1964-10-18 ca.

Description: Close-up of an apple on an apple tree in the yard of Mrs. Kay Curtis.

Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....

Date: 1901-02 

Description: Studio portrait of George Caperty in partial native dress with ornaments and beaded bag. Part of Shahaptian and Yakima Tribes

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Chief of Loafer Band, Ta-Semke-Tokeco, called Paul Strange Horse, in native dress with headdress, breastplate and holding bag. Part of S...

Map or Atlas

Washington Island

Date: 1941 

Description: This 1941 tourist map of Washington Island, Wisconsin, shows points of interest and places of business. Some information is shown pictorially. Rock, Hog, D...

Date: 1944-02-28 

Description: Elevated view of the crowd and exhibits at the opening night of the First National Labor-Management Production Exposition.

Date: 1986 

Description: At a press conference Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin announces the Save the Family Farm Act introduced with 27 other farm state legislators. Among...

Date: 1954-03-03 

Description: During the first months of his administration, President Dwight Eisenhower handled Joseph R. McCarthy by publicly ignoring him. However, after the abuse t...

Date: 1963-01-09 

Description: Nelson is sworn into office by Vice President Lyndon Johnson.

Photograph

Veblen Cottage

Date: 1964-08-24 ca.

Description: A line of laundry dries in the wind outside the former cottage of noted economist Thorstein Veblen. He used the small building to the right of the house as...

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