Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

Date: 1921 

Description: The Blacksmith Shop and workers in the Winther Motor Company factory.


Description: An African American man wearing a suit making a telephone call.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis seated backwards on a flying goose. He is wearing a military uniform and holds up a sword. The caption and verse below reads: "JEFF SOUND...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men, all looking away from the camera and holding their hats in their hands, pose while standing in a hillside field next to piles of harvested wheat...


James Farmer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Farmer, civil rights activist and co-founder of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality).

Date: 1949 

Description: Man sorting cards on large table.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Loggers posed between two large stacks of logs near Antigo, perhaps the camp of D. Sulivan.

Date: 1970 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt outside the office doors for the Committee On Appropriations.


Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting. They are wearing suit coats and neckties. The younger man on the right has his arm around the shoulders...


Obey and Farmers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posed with dairy farmers as part of a photo shoot for his first campaign for Congress. The farmer in the center is Laurence Day, a farmer-Sta...


Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Rafts below dam.

Date: 1864 after

Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...

Date: 1958-06-11 

Description: William Marshner, chairman of the show (on right), helps Byron Levene with his white terrier and Leona Lundy with her miniature schnauzer while preparing f...

Date: 1947-11-09 

Description: Overhead view of First Congregational Church Pastor Alfred W. Swan greeting members of his congregation.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a farmer backing a Farmall Super C tractor up to a Fast-Hitch plow. Other Fast-Hitch implements are nearby including a planter, spring too...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Works foremen and supervisors posing in front of a "high-speed, modernized gun carriage." At the right is Superintendent V.A. Guebard, and next t...

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