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Grace Hayman Fowle


Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. Grace was Elizabeth Layton's niece, and the daughter of Joel Hayman. She frequently accompanied Fr...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Mrs. Joseph Smith seated on a bench in Jackson Park. In the background are horse-drawn vehicles.


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

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...


Hotel Ward

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior of Ward Hotel from road. Sign painted on roof of turret says, "Hotel Ward." A large group of men, two women, and a dog, are posing on the sidewalk...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Amelia Bright Williams, second wife of Chauncey Williams.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crayon drawing from Old World Wisconsin collection displayed in the Ketola House, which was restored on the museum grounds in 1976. The drawing is of Heiki...

Date: 1954-03-10 

Description: Bette Sonneland models an outfit during the Jaycettes Style Show sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce auxiliary.

Date: 1929-08-16 

Description: A woman, possibly actress Mary Duncan, sits behind the wheel of a McCormick-Deering tractor while a man stands beside her on the set of the Fox Film produc...


Making Maple Syrup

Date: 1957-04 

Description: LuRay Arms and Otis Arms tend a fire while making maple syrup outdoors.


Lansing Wilcox

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Lansing Wilcox, 102-years of age, the last surviving Wisconsin veteran of the Grand Army of the Republic, is seated in a crowd of people attending a Wiscon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a standing woman dressed in a dark dress in front of a painted backdrop.


Bazaar Tree

Date: 1963-04-03 

Description: Women replenishes handkerchiefs plucked from her wire tree at bazaar sale.


Three Women

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of three women, one seated in the center with her arms crossed and two standing behind her on both sides. The se...


Description: A studio portrait of a couple and an infant sit behind a board painted with a decorative rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. The man and woman are both...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A young couple wearing coats and hats are posing outdoors.

Date: 1944 

Description: Elevated view of men and women working on a combine (harvester-thresher) assembly line at International Harvester's East Moline Works.

Date: 1949-02-04 

Description: King Clayton Hahn, Milwaukee, and Queen Violet Norrman, Williams Bay, at the Junior Prom at the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...

Date: 1905 

Description: Bertha L. Retelsdorf, member of the Menomonie High School class of 1905, depicted as a cook . Part of a yearbook created by classmate Albert Hansen, based...

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