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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man is operating a mower pulled by two horses near the edge of a field. The sickle bar on the mower is drawn up. Another man is standing on the right beh...

Date: 1947 

Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.


William Howard Taft

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of William Howard Taft.


Lake Chautauqna

Date: 1911 after

Description: Two sailors in a sailboat on Lake Chautauqna with the Lewis Miller Memorial bell tower on the point in the background.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Barefoot woman standing in front of a fence carrying three water buckets. She holds a bucket in each hand and balances another on her head.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop on the left and wearing a suit coat, vest, bandana, and hat. A Ho-Chunk woma...


Corn Exhibit


Description: Ears of corn on display under a striped tent. Three men are behind the tent near a building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly man with a beard posed sitting and holding a cane.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The title page of the map book titled "Map of the Mississippi River from the Falls of St. Anthony to the Junction of the Illinois River."



Date: 1963-06-08 ca.

Description: A group of farm buildings, as seen from across a field of growing corn. Several trees surround the farm buildings.


Fresh Casualty

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Marine corporal with his arm in a sling after being shot in the upper arm at Iwo Jima. Another wounded soldier sits beside him with a bandage on his head.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11


Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own


Doty Loggery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Doty's Loggery. Caption printed under image reads: "Governor James Duane Doty, in 1845, built this log house on Doty's Island (Menasha), and resided there...


Young Man Seated

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length seated studio portrait of Edwin Schumann wearing a suit in front of a painted backdrop. His legs are crossed, resting one hand on his leg, the...


University League

Date: 1961-09-15 

Description: Mrs. Jerome Schwartzbaum (left) and Gertrude Kimbrough look at decorative hookings made by members of the handicrafts group of the Junior Division of the U...


Description: Three-quarter view from the front of a man cultivating tobacco with a Super A tractor. The heavy-duty front axle is visible.

Date: 1929 

Description: 4-H band from Sedgewick County, Kansas. The band attended the International Harvester livestock show and Boys & Girls Club conclave.

Date: 1896 

Description: Children on the back porch of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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