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Description: Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a lumberjack wearing a hat, fringed shirt, trousers, suspenders, and what appear to be spiked boots. He is holding a peavey and is posin...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

Date: 1951-11-12 

Description: Robert Lawrence works as an apprentice mechanic at Royal Typewriter Company after his recovery from tuberculosis.

Photograph

Hospital Care

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students care for a patient at the Fort Atkinson Hospital.

Photograph

Weighing In

Date: 1958-06 

Description: A little girl watches as a healthcare worker slides the weights along a balance beam scale to measure her weight.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory worker checking the bearing journal of a Farmall Cub crankshaft with electric gauges at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Historical Object

Beaver Felt Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the inside of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin. The maker's label reads: "Orel Cook, Rutland, Vt."

Photograph

Seated Woman

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Description: A seated woman wearing a patterned, white dress poses in a chair for studio portrait.

Photograph

Michael Kruszka

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Michael Kruszka, Representative of the 8th District in the Wisconsin Assembly.

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Description: A seated elderly woman wearing a hat poses for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Boy Scout

Date: 1942-02-02 

Description: Full-length portrait of a Boy Scout, probably Edward Soderholm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Samuel Stone (1798-1876), Massachusetts-born Union Colonel. Before his army service, Stone's various occupati...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stoughton, Wisconsin Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 1 group portrait with a dog in the front of the group. One of the members is holding a trumpet.

Date: 1948-04-14 

Description: Three members of the Madison chapter of Hadassah at the first annual donor luncheon at the Hotel Loraine. Pictured from left to right is: Mrs. H.D. (Clara)...

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mother, father, and seven children seated at a kitchen table eating dinner.

Date: 1944-10-05 

Description: Ruth Harris, acting curator of the Wisconsin Historical Society, is putting a man's coat from 1870 on a mannequin named Henry or Henrietta, if it is dresse...

Photograph

Committee Meeting

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin leans over to confer with Congressman Tim Wirth during a meeting of the House Budget Committee. Obey's aide Scott Lill...

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