Three Women

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of three women, one seated in the center with her arms crossed and two standing behind her on both sides. The se...


Jacob Gundlach

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Jacob Gundlach. He was born in Kuhr Hessen, Germany, and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1832. In 1851, he became one of the first se...


Holy Family Academy

Date: 1920 after

Description: A view of female students relaxing in the reception room at Holy Family Academy. Some sit in groups while others read magazines. Furnishings consist main...


Description: A studio portrait of a couple and an infant sit behind a board painted with a decorative rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. The man and woman are both...


Oxen Grazing

Date: 1946-09 

Description: Two oxen hitched to a yoke grazing as a farmer, Oscar Sayles, stands beside the team. The animals are named Tom and Jerry.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A young couple wearing coats and hats are posing outdoors.

Date: 1948-08-10 

Description: Bonnie Butler, 4525 Winnequah Road, is looking at old Indian bones uncovered by road digging machinery that cut into the edge of a mound in Frost Woods whe...

Date: 1952-10-21 

Description: Jack G. Jefferds teaches basic dance steps to Marion Amlie and David Johnson at a Shorewood School dancing class.

Date: 1944 

Description: Elevated view of men and women working on a combine (harvester-thresher) assembly line at International Harvester's East Moline Works.

Date: 1918-07-26 

Description: Panoramic view of enlisted men from district no. 2, readying to depart for Camp Taylor. Most are wearing suits and ties, and holding hats. The Dun Clothin...

Date: 1992-10-31 

Description: "As the Bush campaign train rolled through Lomira around 12:45, onlookers hoping to catch a glimpse of President Bush had to settle for waves from Barbara...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A man wearing a bowler hat, tie, and suspenders holds milking equipment while standing near a row of cows inside a barn. Another man stands in the backgrou...

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Date: 1913-04-18 

Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...

Date: 1931 

Description: Group portrait on the lawn in front of a porch at the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Sherwin and Emma Gillett. Sherwin and Emma are standing on the left. Thei...


Samuel Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Brown. He was born in Massachusetts on January 8, 1804, and came to Wisconsin in November of 1834. In late 1835, B...


Cranberry Harvest


Description: Hand-colored image of a Wisconsin cranberry bog and harvest. Men are harvesting in the flooded cranberry marshes.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...

Date: 1950 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester's "mid-century promotion" featuring a line drawing of a white Farmall C demonstrator tractor. Includes the t...

Date: 1905 

Description: Bertha L. Retelsdorf, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a cook . Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based...

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