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Photograph

Horse-Powered Saw

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Photographic illustration of two men cutting wood with a saw powered by horses on a treadmill. The horses and treadmill were added by an artist's drawing.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

Date: 1957-10-11 

Description: Mrs. Harry Flemming prepares a seafood and wild rice luncheon. She is the grand prize winner of the casserole category in the Wisconsin State Journal's sec...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A group of girls from the Canning Club of Walkenhorst School sitting and standing around a table outdoors to display their canned goods. A man wearing eyeg...

Date: 1913-01 

Description: Cover of manuscript keepsake souvenir scrapbook titled "Country Life at Syene."

Photograph

Miss Florence

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a woman, Miss Florence, seated at a dining room table. Landscape paintings are on the paneled wall behind her.

Date: 2012-05 

Description: Unidentified bride and groom with wedding cake. The bride is feeding a slice of wedding cake to the groom. The cake is frosted in gold with white flowers a...

Date: 1951-04-27 

Description: An exhibit of beautiful old gowns, hats, parasols, china, glassware and silver has been assembled by the Women's Auxiliary of the State Historical Society...

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: Original holiday table decoration dubbed "Angel's Stairway" and consisting of a tall, colorful combination of shiny tree balls, magnolia leaves, and celosi...

Date: 1933-12-08 

Description: A Kraft cheese display at the Kroger Store located at 3 Pinckney Street.

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior of the Rohde's Steak House special football luncheon menu, with a photograph of the University of Wisconsin coaching staff for the 1964 season (Fr...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Date: 1982 

Description: A woman, Karen Barry, is standing over a sink washing dishes. Photographs, paintings, and other small decorations hang on the wall.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: James (Jimmy) Peterson posing in front of a curtained window with a pumpkin and a table knife. Caption reads: "I want a slice."

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Copy print of a poster promoting breast feeding for infant health. At the center is an image of a painting depicting a woman nursing a baby by Heckman & Zi...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Window display in an unknown storefront featuring American flags, and silhouettes of Uncle Sam and Kaiser Wilhelm II and asking the question "Are you eatin...

Date: 1948-01-10 

Description: Helen Johnson, tailoring instructor, and Mrs. Edwin (Gertrude) Johnson, student, at Madison Vocational and Adult Education School, 211-213 North Carroll St...

Photograph

Woman Canning Jelly

Date: 1926 

Description: Woman working in kitchen straining jelly bags over pot in preparation for canning. The photograph was taken at an "IHC Farm," probably in Hinsdale, Illinoi...

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