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Date: 1899 

Description: Two horses stand next to each other in front of what may be a painted backdrop of a tree-lined street. A male circus performer stands in the center holding...

Date: 1913 before

Description: Features at the top an illustration of a tools. Cut reads: "Hardware and Tools." The bottom illustration shows a woman standing at a fence. Cut reads: "Wir...


Unidentified Woman

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite quarter-length portrait of an unidentified young woman. She is wearing a lace collar with a brooch, and a dark ribbon around her neck.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Clough Gates, publisher of the "Superior Telegram," cutting a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. Max Lavine stands in the middle background, and watching...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Two young girls among flowering apple trees in the Wisconsin State Orchard.


Unidentified Child


Description: Unidentified young boy sitting on a chair in front of a dresser.

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Chandler White Hall Hotel. A double staircase leads to the first story porch where a group of people, mostly women, pose.

Date: 1954-11 

Description: A woman wears a necklace made by Erdine Stamm for the Art Guild holiday exhibit. It is made from a strip of velvet cording, two fishing corks, sequins, bea...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Two horses pull a pickup truck for an audience. "Dynamometer" is written on the back of the truck.

Date: 1993-02-02 

Description: "Tour guide, Ralph Widmer, displays a Swiss cow bell to visiting AFS students at Widmer's Cheese Factory. Students were from Thailand, Yugoslavia, Germany,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across cutover land of a man or young boy driving a horse-drawn mower. There is a tall tree trunk behind the horses. Another man or young boy stands o...


Women at War

Date: 1917-05-25 

Description: A World War I female factory worker dressed in a uniform repairing her own machinery.

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: A couple in costume at the Blackhawk Country Club Gay 90's party. Ralph T. Peterson is serving his wife, Charlotte, a typical 90's meal.


Erlanger Bus Line

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view from front of right side of an International bus used by the Erlanger Bus Line. A man sits behind the wheel of the bus. Above the row of...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a farmer plowing snow with a McCormick Farmall Cub tractor equipped with a front-mounted blade.


Description: Two women stand with linked arms with their backs to the camera. They stand on the grass and dirt shore of a lake surrounded by forest.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade. Elevated view of the crowd as the U.S. Army 32nd Division passes along Main Street. The Tenney Building is in the background.


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: K.P. Buchholtz serves his four children hamburgers cooked on an outdoor grill. They are, from left, Kay, 9; Emily, 7; Paula, 4; and Louis, 3.


Description: Angie Vail and Alice Bedard pose in an attempt to break up a staged fight between Robert Vail and Sprague Vonier, while Harold Gauer lies on the ground und...

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