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Date:  

Description: Side view of a person reclining on a park bench with their feet resting on an opposing bench which holds a picnic basket.

Photograph

Barn Raising

Date:  date unknown

Description: Barn raising, showing the stone foundation and timbers stacked in a pile in the foreground. A smaller building is on the left behind the tower support for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A male tightrope walker wearing tights, slippers and v-necked top struggling for balance. He has one foot on the wire, and the other leg is in the air help...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down middle of Main Street paved with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing at the far end, and the ridge of a hill in the far background. A barb...

Date:  

Description: Four women crossing a street. One of the women in the foreground is dressed in a fashionable dress and hat.

Photograph

Obey Photo Shoot

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A photo shoot for David R. Obey's first campaign for Congress picturing him as assistant majority leader with Majority Leader Bob Huber (partially obscured...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Unidentified young woman holding a large candle near a display of candles next to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Library. Bikes are parked in...

Photograph

Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Photograph

Christmas Address

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men and children gather around a man giving a Christmas address. Coweta County Courthouse can be seen beyond the crowd, a Neoclassical Revival building des...

Photograph

Mears Family

Date: 1906 

Description: Five people posing in an automobile parked in front of a large frame house. The house is identified as the birthplace of Elizabeth Farnsworth Mears (1830-1...

Photograph

Lumber Sled

Date:  date unknown

Description: Horse-drawn lumber sled loaded with logs. Five lumbermen are standing on and near sled.

Date: 1909 

Description: Wilbur Wright, in the bowler hat, preparing the Flyer for the conclusion of the test required to win a U.S. Army contract. The 1908 demonstration had been...

Date: 1948-04-23 

Description: Edgewater Hotel manager, Austin Falkner, watches Dr. Donald Bowle register as the first guest at the hotel. Dr. Bowle is professor of the department of ana...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1925 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate around a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Hanukkah Ceremony

Date: 1984-12-19 

Description: Hanukkah Ceremony - Abraham Anton uses a servant candle, called the Shamas, to light the first candle of Hanukkah Tuesday night as fellow students watch at...

Date: 1950-03-20 

Description: Two female members of the Court of Honor for the University of Wisconsin military ball sit on the floor wearing formal gowns. At left is Joan Wolf of High...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Text with the photograph reads: "Paul Vanderbilt, curator of the photographic collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, at the opening of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk woman standing between two young Ho-Chunk women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. The three women are wearing ear...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1963 

Description: A meeting of the anti-Castro group Commandos L. A man stands at the front of the room writing on a chalkboard and other members sit listening.

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