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Description: Studio portrait of two women, one standing and the other seated, displaying train time tables in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1930 

Description: Assembly line worker inspecting a truck's engine compartment during testing operations at International Harvester's Chatham Works. The factory was owned by...


Patrick Gorman


Description: Patrick Gorman, president of the Amalgamated Meatcutters and Butcher Workers union, with Hilton Hanna, of Madison, Wisconsin, also a leader in that interna...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are standing on either side of a man in the middle who is sitting in a cha...


Frederick W. Horn

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Frederick W. Horn (1815-1893). A Democrat, he was a Representative in the Wisconsin Assembly from Cedarburg. He was a lawyer and...


Woodrow Wilson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Woodrow Wilson from the series, "The World's Work."


Willian R. Riley

Date: 1948-12-31 

Description: William R. Riley (left) turning in his mail carrier's sack and keys to Superintendent Leo Coyle of the University Avenue postal station. Riley, with the p...


Altar Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Raymond Bowar dressed in his altar boy robe and holding an incense burner.

Date: 1966 

Description: Costumed saleswoman at a supermarket display for Dr. Pepper soft drinks. The display includes samples of "Hot Dr. Pepper," and "winter warmer."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A man operates a balling machine while another handles spools of binder twine. The men may have been working at the McCormick twine mill in Chicago.

Date: 1945-06-08 

Description: East High School student with an image of U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima, which was used for a newly issued 3 cent postage stamp. This stamp is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal publicity portrait of magician Ben Bergor of Madison performing one of his sleight of hand tricks with lighted cigarettes. Bergor was billed as the...

Date: 1948 

Description: A female factory worker creates balls of twine, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "This scene shows a battery of balling machin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seated from left to right; Martha, Rufus and Emma. Standing from left to right; Martha, Harris and Myron. The 1870 US Census has the family configuration a...

Date: 1945-04-16 

Description: Robert Doyle (shirtles), works at the typewriter in his quarters in the BOQ (Bachelor Officer Quarters) #5, room 110, at CINCPAC (Commander in Chief, Pacif...

Date: 1950-07-31 

Description: A woman wearing an apron poses with a refrigerator in a photography studio while a photographer takes a picture for advertising.


Description: Milwaukee Electric Crane & Manufacturing Company specially designed low-head type "O" bridge crane with a type "G" trolley lifting a beam. There is an oper...

Date:  date unknown

Description: African-American boys gather for a "studio group photo in the condescending idiom of about 1900." The boys stand in a wooded area while imitating a game o...


Mrs. Harry Adams

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Harry Adams seated in a residential interior. She is holding a flower in her lap.

Date: 1948-10-13 

Description: Open casket containing body of a man, and large floral displays surrounding it.

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