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Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of an office setting at International Harvester's Education and Training Center.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory worker completing assembly of a Farmall Cub tractor at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in heavy fur clothing, laying in a sled with a horse harnessed and ready...


Axtell House


Description: Exterior view of the Axtell House with Walker's Point Bridge in the foreground.


Elks Club Building

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of chairs and a table with flowers and papers in the gentlemen's lounging room of the Elks Club, founded in 1868.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Alfred Lunt, Noel Coward, and Lynn Fontanne walking together on the Ten Chimneys property.


Lyman Draper's Barn

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barn on the property of Lyman Copeland Draper on West Washington Avenue. Books which formed the basis for the State Historical Library collections were kep...

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Four men in discussion at the Wisconsin Barley Contest.

Date: 1934-05-10 

Description: Two bartenders stand in the middle of the circular bar at the Park Hotel.


Boat at Dock


Description: Boats at dock in Fox Lake Area. A man and woman stand in sailboat, another man stands on the dock and a final man stands in a boat.

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of chairs and tables are scattered around the sewing room of the National Home of the Daughters of America, a house built in 1930 in the classical r...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum display of Cliff Dweller Pottery from the Robert Laird McCormick Collection. Pottery is displayed in a glass case w...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard with a color illustration of men and women working in fields. Original caption: "India — Primitive methods are still in use. The Reaping Hook has...

Date: 1836 

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing paper. Shows townships 8 through 6, ranges 9 through 11 east, in Dane County. Lakes are labelled: "First Lake, Second Lake, T...


Surgical Tools

Date: 1927 after

Description: Surgical instruments on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Date: 1917 

Description: General line color catalog illustration of a Keystone gearless hay loader. The text beside the illustration reads, "The Efficient One-Man Loader" and "8-fo...

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