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Photograph

Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Photograph

Diplomatic Meeting

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (far left) meeting President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq during a visit to Pakistan.

Photograph

Military Ball Queen

Date: 1948-04-09 

Description: University of Wisconsin 1948 Military Ball Queen, Mary Schneiders of San Diego, California, pictured with some of the dignitaries who attended the dance at...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman stands holding a sea shell. She wears wings and is loosely wrapped in diaphanous cloth.

Date: 1948-06-08 

Description: Group portrait of student members of grades five through eight of Lake Nebagamon village school, Douglas County. The students are pictured as they visited...

Date: 1949-02-08 

Description: Birthday cake in the shape of Bascom Hall in front of the speakers table at the University of Wisconsin centennial birthday banquet in the Great Hall of th...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: A portrait of William Mitchell, at his desk as Deputy Commissioner of Social Security. The photograph is inscribed,"To Wilbur Cohen: Whose friendship and w...

Date: 1905-03 

Description: Studio portrait of Wakinyanzi or Wakinyan Pazi (Yellow Thunder) in partial native dress with peace medal, headdress and breastplate and holding a pipe and...

Date: 2008-02-14 

Description: Jeannie Pope, wearing red, holding a signed copy of Newsweek, which reads "Holy Huckabee!" and includes an image of Republican Presidential hopeful...

Photograph

At the Barrel In

Date: 1977-07-01 

Description: Barrel In customers toasted the old owner, Margaret Udovc, and new owner, John Lacher, as the two shook hands.

Date: 1930-06-04 

Description: Cyrus McCormick III drives the 200,000th McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractor off of the assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Gathered for...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: High school graduation portrait of Lorin Gillett. He is wearing a graduation gown and mortarboard.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer relaxes in a rocking chair with his feet on a desk. He is reading a newspaper.

Photograph

Nurse Sleeping

Date: 1945-04 

Description: A nurse sleeping at battle stations aboard the USS "Relief" in the China Sea. The nurse is wearing a jumpsuit and has a piece of cloth tied in her hair. Sh...

Date: 1946-11 after

Description: A vigorous campaigner, Joseph R. McCarthy relaxes in front of a log cabin fireplace after his electoral campaign.

Date: 1987-06 

Description: Governor Bill Clinton looking for support for his presidential ambitions at the 1987 Wisconsin Democratic convention. With him is Congressman David R. Obey...

Photograph

Coonskin Haircut

Date: 1955 

Description: Composite photograph of a boy and his barber. The front view shows the boy holding a coonskin cap popularized at the time by the Davy Crockett television p...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Freedom Vote Candidates

Date: 1964-10-28 

Description: Four small black-and-white portraits of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party candidates: Fannie Lou Hamer, Annie Devine, Aaron Henry, and Victoria Gray...

Photograph

Flying Desk

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman works on a Goldwater campaign airplane. She wears a Goldwater hat, and a stuffed elephant sits on the desk with a Goldwater pin attached to it. Cop...

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