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Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the August Kressin family posing on the side of the front steps of a house. August Kressin sits on the top step holding Alice Kressin,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman posing sitting. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a lace collar and trim, collar pin, and a necklace watch...

Date: 1902 

Description: Inside 2-page spread with a color illustration of a man in a field on a Milwaukee harvesting machine pulled by a team of two horses. A woman stands nearby...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...


Description: Local band informally gathered for a performance in a rural setting.

Date: 1957-03-15 

Description: High school fans in the bleachers cheer on their team during a night game.

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur Cohen and Robert Ball sit on a stage behind a table listening to a speaker at the podium during a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the social...


Orchard Toast

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Posed line of alternating men and women in an orchard standing drinking cider of beer drawn from a keg in the center. Three young children are sitting on t...

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Group posing next to the quarry pond with the old kiln on the hill above them. Several people in the group are holding ice skates. From the left Sarah Kru...

Date: 1570 

Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting. She is wearing a light-colored bodice with stitched detail and puffy sle...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People playing croquet on a lawn next to tennis courts. In the background on the left, people are relaxing under trees across the road. Cottages are in the...

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Oliver watches his bridge Dorothy being photographed at Docter's Studio.


Description: Large group portrait over water towards campers and counselors posed in two rows along a pier. They are all wearing swimming suits, and some wear swimming...


Wedding Portrait

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted background of a wedding party. Three men and three women pose with a young girl and boy. The three women and one of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of unidentified family. Two infants are sitting in a chair, and a man and a woman are posing standing behind...

Date: 1944 

Description: Informal outdoor portrait of Dorothy Mosher wearing flying gear.


Family Group

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Unidentified posed group of an elderly man, and three women, with the one in the center holding an infant in her arms. The group is standing outdoors in fr...

Date: 1951-08-22 

Description: Lamers-Frank wedding party is photographed at the Docter photographic studio.


Poultry Science

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of ten people, both men and women, observing a researcher working in a laboratory with young chickens in a wire cage beneath a lamp. The researcher w...

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