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Description: People stand along a log boardwalk in front of log cottages. Trees and foliage surround the buildings.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. A...


Obey and Farmers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posed with dairy farmers as part of a photo shoot for his first campaign for Congress. The farmer in the center is Laurence Day, a farmer-Sta...


Elks Club Party

Date: 1948-12-31 

Description: Men and women seated around a banquet dinner table. Several people are sitting in wheelchairs, and there are crutches leaning against the wall. A group of...

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Sinclair Lewis seated at a typewriter with a cigarette in a holder in his mouth.


Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A young boy in overalls operates a machine, perhaps a pump for water, underneath a windmill. There are overturned buckets in the foreground. An elderly man...


Wendling Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: The Wendling barn was built in 1929 for $10,000. In 1991, cows were milked for the last time.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...


Garden Party

Date: 1970-07-12 

Description: A woman in a polka-dotted suit chats with two men wearing wildly-patterned slacks and sport coats at a summer party. A man plays drums in the background.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.

Date: 1902 

Description: Young couple in a park or rural scene near a river. The man, “Mr. Fish” has lifted the young lady, Ida Langenberger, up onto his left shoulder. He is holdi...

Date: 1970 

Description: Workers in a carpet factory apply latex backing to hold yarn in place. The workers are standing on a slightly raised platorm, and the carpet is being fed v...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...


Egg Separation

Date: 1936-01-27 

Description: Women divide eggs into whites and yolks at Washington Co-operative Egg & Poultry Association.


New Ford Car

Date: 1936-05-14 

Description: Harry Stuhldreher, University of Wisconsin-Madison head football coach, sitting in new Ford car in front of UW YMCA building, 740 Langdon Street.


Hollon Richardson

Date:  date unknown

Description: First Lieutenant Hollon Richardson of the 7th Wisconsin Volunteers, Company A, Iron Brigade.


Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Major Micaiah F. Fairfield, F & S, 1st Alabama Cavalry (Union). Micaiah was the son of Samuel Fairfield, Jr. He was b...

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