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Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Franz Brandecke, Milwaukee-based geologist. Worked on Wisconsin geological survey with Lapham. Handwritten text on front read...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified family. On the left a woman is posing standing and holding a child sitting on the b...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Photograph

Executive Residence

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: The Executive Residence in Maple Bluff, a Madison suburb. A group of people can be seen on the porch and lawn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Casual portrait of photographer Matthew Witt seated at the foot of a ridge. It's likely that the image is a self-portrait produced by Witt himself.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a European American man with a moustache posed sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat,...

Photograph

Tomac Plasma Bank

Date: 1944 

Description: A woman stands next to a "Tomac Plasma Bank," a refrigerated cabinet designed to store blood plasma. The original caption reads, "Tomac Plasma Bank, engine...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men sit on chairs while working on tire molds at Uniroyal.

Date: 1946-03-16 

Description: Thomas Lackland, proprietor of Lackland Pharmacy, poses with a clerk behind a well-stocked counter, full of a variety of personal hygiene items.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Young couple seated outdoors on what appears to be a pile of lumber.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...

Date: 1951 

Description: Luncheon or dinner group at the Top Hat restaurant celebrating a birthday party for Joseph L. (“Roundy”) Coughlin, a local newspaper columnist.

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: Bernard Arms stands high on a scaffold attached to a house, while two women from the family of his neighbors, the Nofsingers, stand below him on a ladder p...

Photograph

Group of Skiers

Date:  

Description: Group of men skiers posed outdoors in the snow around a pile of skis.

Photograph

Speaker and Crowd

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a crowd sitting on the porch, lawn and street in front of the Elks Lodge (Al. Ringling house) listening to a speaker standing at...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Landscape view of field, trees, and valley with farm buildings in background. A man is driving a horse-drawn reaper in a field in the foreground.

Photograph

Norwegian Farmers

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farming couple pose together on the steps of a building with a sod roof in Nordfjord country. In the background is a lake and a mountain on the far shore...

Historical Object

Boy's Blue Dress

Date:  

Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.

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