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Date: 1932 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting Washington, D.C., and the Pennsylvania Railroad through artist N.C. Wyeth's depiction of the 1798 construction of the firs...

Photograph

Kiwanis Club Guests

Date: 1949-03-14 

Description: Connie Schwoegler, world's champion bowler, and Roundy Coughlin, Wisconsin State Journal columnist, wearing "world champion" hats at a Kiwanis Club meeting...

Date: 1900 before

Description: Historian Emma Helen Blair, who supervised the Historical Society's maps and manuscripts collection during the 1890s and who aided the editorial projects o...

Date: 1944-03-03 

Description: Ken Nelson, an employee of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids, monitors the performance of the #1 Treater. The machi...

Date:  

Description: The Civilian Conservation Corps dam built at Camp Petenwell near Necedah.

Date: 1950-08-02 

Description: Larry Laverty of Mineral Point accepts a sports jacket as the prize for being the runner-up in Class B of the Madison Soap Box Derby. Presenting the jacket...

Date: 1957-10-03 

Description: Group portrait of six Wisconsin State Journal carrier boys from Madison who were honored with Inland Daily Press Awards. They are wearing traditional press...

Photograph

Threshing Grain

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A stationary McCormick-Deering thresher in action at the E.J. Shuster Farm.

Date: 1959-05 

Description: Albert Roszek, wearing overalls, poses with farm machinery. There is a barn in the background.

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

Date: 1938 

Description: Worker using an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in a mining operation. Original caption states: "owned by Possum Hollow Coal Company. Building...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two couples walk on a trail, looking at something to the right of the scene. A lake is is the background, along with log cabins. A canoe with three people...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Front cover of a brochure produced by the Remy Electric Company's Tractor Equipment Division advertising "An Easier Day's Work" through the use of farm mac...

Date: 1944 

Description: Man operating a drill press at Madison-Kipp Corporation, 201 Waubesa Street, producing war materiel during World War II.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers at their stations on long tables at Milwaukee Works. The men are likely engaged in the manufacture of cream separators.

Date: 1923 

Description: Winter scene with a Wisconsin & Michigan train pushing through snow. Men are shoveling snow in front of it. Smoke is billowing from the front of the train.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boy operating a McCormick grain binder pulled by two white horses through a field. Trees are in the background.

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