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Winter Hearse

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait in front of a building of two men standing in the snow with a decoratively carved winter hearse complete with curtains. The driver and the...

Date: 1959-05-10 

Description: Young woman modeling a dress, with her hand resting on the back of a chair.

Date: 1956-09-17 

Description: Portrait of Robert Schacht, the director of the University of Wisconsin's Bureau of Information and Program services. He was the principal speaker at a clu...


Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...


Drawing Machine

Date: 1972-12-08 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by the the Aluminum Company of America. Falk caption reads, "8 units on the order. 3 units are shiftable, the balance of f...


Air Show Winner

Date: 1934-05-06 

Description: Pilot Orland G. Corben accepts the winner's trophy at the Kroger Air Show in Madison from Kroger Manager D.V. McPeek. Also in the photograph is Tommy Hain...


Carrying Corpses

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Aftermath of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi. Children watch as a group of men begin to pick up corpses wrapped in sheets on woven mats.

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum, examines a pitcher in preparation for an exhibit of English luste...

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1944-10-29 

Description: Robert Doyle stands with one foot resting on a railroad track on the border between Germany and Belgium. A sign on the right reads "Entering Germany." Behi...

Date: 1938 

Description: Three men load a piece of sheet glass onto the back of an International D-35 truck owned by the Dwelle — Kaiser Company. Text on the truck reads, "The Dwel...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Camping site with Volkswagen vans and tents. People are milling around the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival. "Speed Kills" is painted on the...

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...


Fairway Tractor

Date: 1930 

Description: Man operating a Fairway tractor with a mower at Chariton Golf Club.

Date: 1936-07-01 ca.

Description: Farmer operating a McCormick-Deering W-12 tractor in Niverville, Manitoba, Canada.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: An early full-length publicity portrait of Valeska Suratt posed in the "Egyptian" style. She wears an intricate dress decorated with metallic ribbons and a...


Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.

Date: 1946-04-02 

Description: Mr. Mullarkey (probably Leo R. Mullarkey) standing beside Glider Home Laundry and Dry Cleaning Agitator, Washer and steam garment press with Vel Colgate so...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five women, four of them carrying large sacks of grain on their head, stand behind a group of women sitting on the ground. All of them are wearing head wra...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a boy pumping water while a girl scrubs a heart in a tub. He is wearing a blue outfit and she is wearing a lacy blouse. A sign an...

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