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Description: An unknown man is posed on a couch holding a book that has been renamed "Goon History, Volume 3."

Date: 1956-03-11 

Description: Actor Ernest Borgnine, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as a butcher in "Marty," reenacted his role for a publicity photograph at a groc...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: Pictured are the members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School heading to their pharmacy course in the Columbia University College of Pharmacy buil...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the exterior of a house with a family posing in front.


Early Nixon

Date:  date unknown

Description: An unidentified and undated photograph of Richard Nixon probably made early during his career. The photograph was taken by Washington, D.C. reporter Merrim...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Portrait of William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908), Civil War and United States Senator, taken while he was a student at the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1954-03-18 

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves player Edwin (Eddie) Matthews posing with bat.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A political cartoon during the presidential campaign depicting W.J. Bryan repainting a sign with the word "imperialism".

Date: 1995-08 

Description: Cake, ice cream, and soda served at the annual Historical Society Social.

Date: 1952-10-03 

Description: Presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower and Wisconsin Senator Joseph R. McCarthy together on the rear car of the "Eisenhower Special." The location of th...

Date: 1928-08-07 

Description: Truck driver in a Mutual Purchasing delivery truck. The International truck has an advertisement for Hellmann's Blue Ribbon Mayonnaise painted on the side...

Date: 1922 

Description: View from roadside of Main Street. There are three men wearing coveralls standing near the open door of a building. Four cars are parked along the street

Date: 1998-09-25 

Description: "Karen Catania is our waitress at the Country Retreat, 3461 High Road, Hartford, WI." From left to right; Bob White, Jean White, Shirley Widmer, Karen Cata...


Description: Letterhead of the Chippewa Springs Corporation of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, featuring the Chippewa Natural Spring Water logo of an American Indian man in...


Shipping Cotton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers load bales of cotton onto a ship. The bales are being hoisted up ramps and onto the ship.

Date: 1955-03-26 

Description: Action photo of Jim Schneider and Herb Odom (winner) during the University of Wisconsin vs. Michigan State 147-pound boxing match.


Steamboats at Wharf

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of several steamboats docked at the wharf. Some of the boats are docked near a building bearing advertising reading: "Gardner's Furniture, Carpets, St...


Samuel Chase


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Sergeant Samuel Chase, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.


Asher Treat

Date: 1940 

Description: Asher Treat, collector of Appalachian folk songs, which were transplanted to northern Wisconsin by the "Kaintucks" (people from Kentucky). Treat (b. 1907)...

Date: 1914-07-19 ca.

Description: Individuals boating in the Kosciusko Park lagoon with onlookers sitting on the bank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Boating, Kosciusko Park".

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