Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32


Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer


Description: Young man driving a Weber wagon filled with wagon parts in front of the Graham Brothers' Weber wagon dealership.

Date: 1954-08-06 

Description: Portrait of the winners of the Madison Inter-Club Junior Golf Tournament held at the Maple Bluff Country Club. Back row, left to right, are Judy Smith, Nak...


Description: Woman posed standing on a board sidewalk on the hill of Main Street.

Date: 1954-03-28 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves third baseman Eddie mathews demonstrates his swing during spring training.

Date: 1945-01-10 

Description: Lorraine Gray in the storage room inspecting some of the more than 300,000 batteries made in one day at the RMR (Ruben-Mallory-Ray-O-Vac) plant, a division...

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...


Buena Vista House


Description: View of the hotel through some deciduous trees or a park. A fence is between the trees and the distant hotel, and a car is parked along the fence. The hot...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of the south side 200 block of State Street. A large sign announces the coming of a new Montgomery Ward's store on the site. Stores shown inc...


Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.


Lake Geneva Outlet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a little boy with a straw hat and stick walking along an outlet into Lake Geneva.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The caption for this photograph states that this Farmall MV tractor is "shown at work on the 2800-acre Triangle Farm near McCall, Louisiana, some 1800 acre...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posed standing atop a load of logs on a bobsled pulled by a team of two horses. Another four men posed arestanding and holding logging tools near t...


Woolworth's Protest

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of male and female protestors and law enforcement officers stand on the sidewalk outside of a Woolworth's department store during Freedom Summer. O...

Date: 1961-07-25 

Description: Navy reservists train at the Naval Training Center at Truax Field. A diesel marine engine is checked over by reservists (L-R) Paul Ferguson, 1423 Spaight...


R-120 Truck

Date: 1953 

Description: Color photograph of a man standing on the back of an International R-120 truck with a stake body to unload boxes of Whip salad dressing.

Date: 1922 

Description: A man climbs a telephone pole next to a building while two others work near its base. Another man sits behind the wheel of an International truck marked "C...


Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1925 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.


James Morrison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Morrison. He was born in Randolph County, Illinois, on September 30, 1799, and came to Wisconsin on May 5, 1828. Morr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...

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