Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: A crane places the gilded bronze statue, "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, on top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.

Date: 1931-05-14 

Description: The members of the Wisconsin State Senate pose outside the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome, from the series "The Beauties of Madison and Surroundings."


Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "This and the following pages show the 'Polar Bear Club' ready for a swim at Port Washington on New Year's Day. Lucky for them, temperatures were in the lo...


Elmer E. Ellsworth

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Portrait of Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first northern hero of the Civil War and the popularizer of the Zouaves style of military drill.

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Dr. Daniel Derendorf. Quarter-length portrait, facing forward. He is wearing a suit, cravat, and stand collar, with sideburns,...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a man loading cargo into the 12-foot Freuhauf van body of a R-150 International truck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of a log jam on a river. A lone logger is sitting in the center.

Date: 1953-08-01 

Description: Pictured on the float in a parade celebrating the 100th anniversary of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Cross Plains is a group of men and women garbb...


The Bloomer Gals

Date: 1913-09-01 

Description: Group of women known as The Bloomer Gals singing at a Labor Day picnic. Several children are seated in the foreground. The women are identified as Ida Rath...


Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of church in the countryside. The church has a cross on the roof and lancet arched windows. There is a building behind the church.


Description: Seven women and two men gather for tea, while one of the men plays a guitar. They are posed in the corner of a room.

Date: 1952-03-24 

Description: Mrs. John Dowling, a participant at the University of Wisconsin International Club Costume Ball, wearing a Spanish costume and doing a Spanish dance

Date: 1931 

Description: Guest log cabin in a wooded area at the Birchwood Hotel.

Date: 1912-06 

Description: Two women seated at desks with typewriters in an office. A calendar on the wall indicates it is June 1912. Another poster advertises speakers in support of...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Women, as well as men, can find a rewarding career in hospital pharmacy, as depicted here in a shot from "Time for Tomorrow", a film produced by the Ameri...

Map or Atlas

Sheboygan Falls, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Sheboygan Falls.

Date: 1954-09-10 

Description: Dedication of the Wisconsin Diagnostic Center for the intensive study of mentally and emotionally disturbed young people, referred to it by the state Dept....

Date: 1952-12-16 

Description: Mrs. Marie Shrout, 1102 Grant Street, preparing Christmas tree decorations with her children, Jim, 13, Patrick, 3, Douglas, 4, Susan, 9, Michael, 7, and St...


Octagon House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the spiral staircase inside Richards' Octagon House.

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