William O. Douglas

Date: 1939-04-12 

Description: Informal portrait of William O. Douglas with his feet on a desk, autographed to read "For my dear friends Bob Allen - who taught me how, where, and when to...


Ralph Helstein


Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ralph Helstein, president of the United Packinghouse Workers of America.


Old Welsh Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across graveyard of the Old Welsh Church. The Jenkins family tombstones are in the foreground. Separating the cemetery from the church is a wooden fen...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Old Milwaukee Beer, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co." At the center of the label is an image...

Date: 1964-06 

Description: A role-playing activity during a Freedom Summer training session. Andrew Goodman, the figure in a black t-shirt near the center of the image, was a civil...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Cl...


Description: Man driving a La Crosse Happy Farmer tractor plowing in field up a hill with several men in long coats, suits, and hats watching nearby.

Date: 1944-08 

Description: Elevated view of the airfield at Royal Air Force station Steeple Morden, located 3.5 miles west of Royston, Hertfordshire, England. The 355th Fighter Group...

Date: 1955-03-15 

Description: He is Wilbur La Bounty, paralyzed homecrafter, makes bird houses. He is seated before a work table with a jig saw and his completed 12 log cabin-style bird...

Date: 1949-04-27 

Description: At left, Billy Powers of 306 Norris Court shows his butterfly collection to classmate Dennis Rose, 1028 Clymer Place. The butterfly collection won first p...

Date: 1949-01-03 

Description: Group portrait of seven Dane county officials--five new and two reelected--shown taking the oath of office before Circuit Judge Herman W. Satchjen at far l...

Date: 1971-03-28 

Description: A detail of the top of the flashing baroque marquee on the Orpheum Theater at 216 State Street.


Grading Cranberries

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Machinery used for grading cranberries. As the berries move through the machine the are sorted by size and deposited on the appropriate conveyor belt for p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of two men, an unidentified man sitting in a chair, and Leo Meier, who is standing and resting his hand on the other man's shoulder. Each m...

Date: 1949-06-14 

Description: Retirement party for Stanley Oldham at the No. 7 fire station, 2410 Monroe Street. Standing, left to right, are firemen William Ferger, Thomas Barry, Marvi...

Date: 1977 

Description: Color photo of a red International Harvester Loadstar flatbed with no cab and hi-lift equipment for harvesting oranges. An African-American man is driving...

Date: 1947-03-07 

Description: Isora Wilson, 432 N. Murray Street, has a collection of turnip dolls that she has made to resemble Charles Dickens' characters Pickwick and Scrooge.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Sound Storm music festival audience as seen from the stage. Trucks, camper vans, and tents crowd the hill in the background.

Date: 1950-07-04 

Description: Firemen add a little horseplay to their water fight competition.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up view of the Republican House historical marker.

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