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Photograph

Paul A. Seifert

Date:  date unknown

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Paul A. Seifert. Born June 11, 1846 and died August 18, 1921. A folk artist, Paul Seifert painted a number of Wisconsin far...

Photograph

George D. Bartlett

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George D. Bartlett, Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Miners at Diner

Date:  

Description: Zinc miners at tables in the dining hall near.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Leslie H. Fishel, Jr., holding a pipe and sitting at a desk. He was the Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1959 until 1...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The shel...

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of Nugkutizuwais, meaning Yellow Bear, a sub-Chief belonging to the Algonquian and S. Cheyenne Tribes.

Photograph

Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Photograph

First Costume Ball

Date: 1949-02-18 

Description: Members of Ethlyn Jefferds' dancing class, fifth and sixth grade students from Shorewood, Randall, and Lakewood schools, attending their first costume ball...

Date: 1921 

Description: Three men, unidentified, standing on the steps of the Wisconsin state Capitol.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed in front of a painted backdrop. They are standing and wearing several necklaces, earrings, and rings. Both have...

Photograph

Men Having a Picnic

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Two men, probably relatives, are seated on the grass together with a picnic lunch and a campfire in front of them. There is a canoe behind them.

Date: 1916 

Description: Publicity still of William Gillette in costume as Sherlock Holmes for the 1916 Essanay silent film production "Sherlock Holmes," based upon the play Gillet...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Two boys with two dogs pose atop a bluff at the Charles Gottschall farm.

Historical Object

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The Houdini Award, an album, presented to Madison magician Ben Bergor by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin. Because Bergor won the award three years in success...

Date: 1926-01-23 

Description: A man loads pallets of chickens onto the back of an International truck in front of the Liberty Live Poultry storefront. The truck reads, "P. Cherry; 415 L...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, surrounded by volumes of his collections and look...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of workers load fiber at an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "The dry fiber is being loaded for transporti...

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising calendar for Deering tractors and farm implements featuring an oval color illustration of a European farmhouse with thatched roof, farm laborer...

Photograph

Russian Prisoners

Date: 1918-11-16 

Description: Released Russian prisoners near Stenay, France, shortly after the armistice.

Date: 1954-04-25 

Description: A group portrait of a First Communion class taken in front of the altar, along with a priest, inside the St. Peter Catholic Church.

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