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Walter Wanger


Description: Walter Wanger is seen talking to a man on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11." They are standing outside in the yard of a prison. Wanger has his ha...

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the August Kressin family posing on the side of the front steps of a house. August Kressin sits on the top step holding Alice Kressin,...


Ford in the Weeds

Date: 1962 

Description: Old Ford coupe in a farm setting.

Date: 1970 

Description: Arthur Altmeyer, standing and speaking from the podium, and Wilbur Cohen beside him, seated, at the 35th anniversary celebration of Social Security bill en...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman posing sitting. She is wearing a light-colored dress with a lace collar and trim, collar pin, and a necklace watch...

Date: 1902 

Description: Inside 2-page spread with a color illustration of a man in a field on a Milwaukee harvesting machine pulled by a team of two horses. A woman stands nearby...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...


Leo Gordon


Description: Leo Gordon holds a knife and looks around a stone wall. He is outside on the set of the film "Riot in Cell Block 11."


Pie Eating Contest

Date: 1979-08 

Description: Chuck Bernhard competes in a pie eating contest.


Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of an elevated view of a group of men standing and posing. They are driving their oxen among cut large trees.

Date: 1959-03-21 

Description: Milwaukee Lincoln's state basketball champions hoist Coach Dick Wadewitz to their shoulders and shout with joy after whipping Milwaukee North 63-54 in the...


Description: Local band informally gathered for a performance in a rural setting.

Date: 1957-03-15 

Description: High school fans in the bleachers cheer on their team during a night game.

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur Cohen and Robert Ball sit on a stage behind a table listening to a speaker at the podium during a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the social...

Date: 1959-09-30 

Description: Group portrait of Inter-Sorority council members. Front row, left to right: Virginia Crownhart, Mary Sedgwick, Jean Kelzenberg, and Ann Thurman. Back row...

Historical Object

Spiritulalist's Seance Robe

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.

Date: 1880 before

Description: View across water towards what is identified as the second railroad bridge at Black River Falls. Note the wood trestle on the right.


Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....

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