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Date:  date unknown

Description: World War II-era recruiting poster for the American Red Cross showing an armed U.S. soldier in a trench smiling and holding a cup of coffee. A male and a f...


Milwaukee Trolley


Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover of catalog featuring a framed portrait of Cyrus H. McCormick surrounded by foliage. A putto is pulling away a drape from the portrait with one...

Date: ????-03-11 date unknown

Description: Dinner menu from A Bit of Sweden restaurant. Front cover has an illustration of a man pouring coffee from a large pot for a woman holding a cup; both are w...

Date: 1952-09-25 

Description: Elmer Ziegler was a musical arranger, conductor, composer, publisher, multi-instrumentalist, instrument repairman, teacher and music store operator. He is...


Domestic Dispute

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: In a posed scene, the photographer, wearing sleeve protectors, stands on the porch holding a bucket and large measuring cup while his smiling wife Clara th...


Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...


Military Spending

Date: 1995 

Description: During his meetings with constituents Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin often used charts and graphs to make his points about public policy issues. He...

Date: 1947-01-06 

Description: Pictured at the inaugural reception at the state executive residence are from the left: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jasper, Parker Drive, and Lieutenant Governor...

Date: 1930-08-12 

Description: Employees of the Bock Oil Burner Company work in the machine shop.


Flying Desk

Date: 1964 

Description: A woman works on a Goldwater campaign airplane. She wears a Goldwater hat, and a stuffed elephant sits on the desk with a Goldwater pin attached to it. Cop...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Poster promoting breast feeding for infant health. The poster shows a bar graph comparing monthly infant deaths for breast fed and bottle fed babies. There...

Date: 1944-12-22 

Description: Group portrait of ten employees of the Rennebohm's drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street, posed at a Christmas party with Santa Claus.


Man With Harrow

Date: 1919-06-03 

Description: Rear view of man walking behind an International spring tooth harrow pulled by three horses to cultivate a field.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards the back of George Washington's Mount Vernon from the left. A woman is walking on the lawn in the left foreground, and behind her...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the entrance to Devil's Lake State Park. There is an information center offering gas, food, and Blatz beer. Two storekeepers and a boy sit on the p...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Man spreading cement on the wall of a silo.

Date: 1960-11-06 

Description: Irma Kress, Francis Kress, Henry Hron and Lilah Hron Richard and Jean Potter attend a Christmas party thrown by Robert and Irwin Goodman for the employees...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman washes clothes in a tub on the back steps of a farmhouse. In the background, clothes hang on a clothesline.


Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Jefferson Cunningham, Wisconsin's Secretary of State from 1891-1895.

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