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Date: 1936-03-11 

Description: Man playing accordion and man playing guitar at the Town Club, located at 2501 Sherman Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three barbers standing proudly next to empty barber chairs at Herman's Hotel.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vinnie Ream posing in her studio in Washington, beside her bust of Lincoln which had been brought from the White House after the assassination.

Date: 1948-09-13 

Description: Evelyn Frish, a kindergarten teacher at Marquette School, registers students for the new school year in the Marquette School gymnasium.

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Bessie Gordon (b. 1901) at the cut-down reed organ under the tavern counter.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory workers weigh and pack binder twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "Weighing, sacking and bale lashing binder twine...

Date: 1956-09-17 

Description: Portrait of Robert Schacht, the director of the University of Wisconsin's Bureau of Information and Program services. He was the principal speaker at a clu...


Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum, examines a pitcher in preparation for an exhibit of English luste...

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An early full-length publicity portrait of Valeska Suratt posed in the "Egyptian" style. She wears an intricate dress decorated with metallic ribbons and a...

Date: 1946-04-02 

Description: Mr. Mullarkey (probably Leo R. Mullarkey) standing beside Glider Home Laundry and Dry Cleaning Agitator, Washer and steam garment press with Vel Colgate so...


Description: Bloch as a "slack-jawed" businessman type. This was used repeatedly for the scrapbooks and other things. On the wall a small American flag is propped on th...


Three Boys in Robes

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three boys in black robes each holding a book. The boys stand with two potted plants, and a prop wall of s...

Date: 1977-10 

Description: Rod Ballmer (center), Paul Bernsdorf (left), and Jeffrey Mondeik at Ballmer's Old Time Tavern. There is a cribbage board on the bar and the wall behind the...


Description: Prisoners are seen walking past cells on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." There are two lines of men — one on the first floor and another on th...

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...


Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1860 

Description: Leonard J. Farwell (1819-1889), Madison businessman-promoter and Wisconsin's only Whig governor (1852-1854). When this salted paper portrait was taken, Fa...

Date: 1954-05-19 

Description: Auditorium of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed First Unitarian Society Meeting House, with the benches and tables configured for a banquet marking the congr...

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