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Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman washes clothes in a tub on the back steps of a farmhouse. In the background, clothes hang on a clothesline.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: A family poses for photographers documenting living conditions.

Beekman Quarters housed 81 people in 23 buildings. None of the houses in the neighborhood...

Date: 1963 

Description: Fire fighters use an International fire and rescue truck with an eighty-five foot mounted ladder to fight a fire, possibly as part of a training exercise....

Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison seated, from a painting by Chappel.

Date: 1944 

Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.

Photograph

"Bedroom Commando"

Date: 1943-11-30 

Description: Three Wisconsin soldiers pose in front of the nose art on their warplane, "Bedroom Commando," depicting a sleepwalker in a nightshirt and slippers, carryin...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Dr. William F. Petersen (1887-1950). He is wearing a dark suit with a vest and necktie. Dr. Petersen, with his wife, Alm...

Date:  

Description: Close-up of a young camper sitting on a dock wearing a swimming suit, and holding a floating device shaped like a fish or seahorse. She has her hair in two...

Photograph

Tea Party

Date: 1963-05-05 

Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.

Date: 1984-08 

Description: Pastors John Berg and Bob Hoepner greet parishioners outside Saint Peters Lutheran Church.

Date: 1956-05-07 

Description: As part of a practice drill to prepare for possible disasters, phone calls are made to the crews of Explorer Post 503. Phoning are Gene Tschida (left), Exp...

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card of a silhouette of a nativity scene with Jesus in the manger, the Virgin Mary and Joseph. The Christmas star shines overhead. The nativity sce...

Date: 1957-02-15 

Description: John Fischer, age 11, demonstrates his invention, a "walking and talking" robot. The robot's eyes light up, and it rolls back and forth on a platform.

Date: 1961-12-20 

Description: Three students work in the shop for a cabinetmaking class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of two children, about 6-7 years old, posed in a studio in front of a painted background. On the left the young boy is costumed as a s...

Date: 1914-12-19 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Niels Anton Christensen, Milwaukee manufacturer and mechanical engineer.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A man is driving an International Scout Terra on a dirt road. Photograph was taken for International Harvester by Brandt & Assoc., Ltd. Photography of Bar...

Photograph

Elizabeth Layton

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the left wearing a dark-colored fringed shawl, a few short necklaces, a...

Date:  

Description: Two farmers use an International Harvester engine and portable chaff cutter on an Australian farm.

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