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Description: Cranberry growing has been and is one of the most profitable and picturesque branches of agriculture in Wisconsin. In the 1860's and 1870's, land previousl...
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Date: 1800 ca.
Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...
Date: date unknown
Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...
Description: In the letter was the hope that you were wellFor shorter hoursA newer coatAnd Grace when there was any Grace to tell
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying photograph and object. The outdoor portrait is of Sue Ann Hackett in her first-prize Daniel Boone costume,...
Description: Bumper sticker promoting the banning of DDT.
Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.
Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,almost nothing happened. But to usit was the best day of all
Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.
Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers. Document is signed by President Lin...
Description: Please listen to the great owlPlease listen to the educationPlease learn how to save hard thingsfor the easy way
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. The top is a group portrait of the counselors who worked at Joy Camps in the summer of 1949...
Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying six photographs. The one on the upper left shows three campers sitting in a rowboat along the shoreline sketchin...
Description: A feather, likely from Old Abe. It was found among unsorted material in an envelope marked "Old Abe's feather for Helen". There is no information on who...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
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