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Photograph

Family in Yard

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Family and tree stump in yard of brick house with latticework at foundation in background. There are drain pipes on side of house.

Date: 1860 after

Description: "Cain" standing in foreground of battlefield attracting the smoke of secession, as the Union smoke goes into the air. "Cain" refers to the Marshall of Poli...

Photograph

Parakeet Traveler

Date:  date unknown

Description: The arm of a woman wearing a long corduroy coat is holding a clear plastic purse with a parakeet on a perch inside. There are small jars of seed and water...

Date: 1948-02-13 

Description: A mechanic spray painting a vehicle at Kayser Motors, located at 701 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1930 

Description: View down street with commercial buildings on the left. There are children on the sidewalk in front of the R.G. Seymour grocery store. Next door is a resta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a young African American woman wearing a cowl-necked flowered dress and a necklace. The image is inscribed, "Lest you for...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Magicians Dave (left) and Pauline Coleman performing their famous "Hindu Torture Board" trick using an anvil on a board full of nails positioned on the abd...

Date:  

Description: Weed control unit of the Rock County Highway Department showing the equipment used to spray weeds along the highways.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A couple sits in a carriage and a family, including three girls with parasols, sit in another vehicle in the barnyard. Two men and children stand nearby. I...

Historical Object

Boy's Shoes

Date:  

Description: Boy's black leather shoes with double straps. They were made in 1884-1885.

Date: 1944-11-23 before

Description: Front cover of "The Badger," official newspaper of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, with a Thanksgiving dinner menu set against an outline in red ink of a larg...

Date: 1959-01-17 

Description: View of the front of a fire-damaged commercial building at 3205 East Washington Avenue with two fire fighters, two hoses, and a ladder nearby. The signage...

Date: 1972-11 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Gertrude Wall of Columbia, Ohio, who was the cousin of Vel Phillips. Seated next to her is a woman identified as Liee Williams. The back o...

Date: 1944-11-29 

Description: View of the "Petti Shop" inside Manchester's department store, with mannequin.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Date: 1931-11-18 

Description: Marian Dolan of the Maple Knoll 4-H club north of Sun Prairie, 1931 National 4-H champion, shows her lamb.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A barefoot young female audience member wearing a macrame shirt and smoking a cigarette leans against the ramp to the main stage at the Sound Storm music f...

Date: 1921 

Description: Donald Mannerby, an English aristocrat (played by Harrison Ford), threatens Jacqueline Laurentine Boggs (Norma Talmadge), the daughter of an American hog f...

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Three women looking at an exhibit at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week, showing room furnishing revolving around rural paintings. Pictured lef...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

Date:  

Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...

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