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Old Swimmin' Hole

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man holds the hands of two children, all posing standing in the middle of a stream. The two children wear swimming suits, and the man has his pants rolle...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Date: 1896 

Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...


Peach Tree Orchard

Date: 1902-05-12 

Description: Elevated view of Alexander Krueger standing in a 20 acre fruit tree orchard owned by Paul C. Goetsch. Alexander is standing next to one of the trees touch...


Men Looking at Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: At a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop, a group of men gather to look at a map hanging on a wall in the background. In the foreground, a seated w...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

Date: 1954-08-28 

Description: Trauba-Rollinger wedding, as seen through the glass doors at Saint Mary's Catholic Church.


Pope John Paul II

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David Obey meets Pope John Paul II. Obey stands at the microphone while Pope John Paul II is seated on his throne.


Obey and Stitt

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey with his administrative assistant Lyle Stitt walking down a hall in the United States Capitol building. Statues are along the wal...

Date: 1918-11-11 

Description: Elevated view from building of informal Armistice Day street parade at an intersection of the downtown area. They are celebrating the conclusion of the fir...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Dr. Lapham at the Age of 38 Years

Date:  date unknown

Description: Newspaper photograph of a daguerreotype portrait of Increase Lapham taken in 1849.


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1891 

Description: Front cover of catalog for mowers, reapers and self-binding harvesting machinery. Features a color illustration of a portrait of a man with a beard wearing...

Date: 1898 

Description: Interior of the Knapp, Stout & Co. lumber mill office with posed members of the staff. On the desk in the center of the room is a device with an earpiece h...

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Oliver watches his bridge Dorothy being photographed at Docter's Studio.

Date: 1959-06-29 

Description: Edward Hein, age 66, retires from the Wisconsin Conservation Department after 24 years of service as the publications supervisor. Hein was honored at a ret...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: From left to right: Eloise Cohen, Wilbur Cohen and Ladybird Johnson are laughing during an event. Wilbur Cohen was a research assistant with the committee...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group is seated on folding chairs around a table for a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. On the wall behind them are a chalkboard, an American...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow towards four soldiers standing near brush piles. Two men standing in the center, and two men stand behind the brush, defending the road to...

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