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Date: 1847 

Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Valeska Suratt's early fame was for her elaborate costumes, wasp waist, ample bosom and hips. She appeared in the 1906 musical The Belle of Mayfair...

Date:  date unknown

Description: German Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels (left) and Louis P. Lochner, foreign correspondent (third from left) sit around a small round table with three o...

Date: 1944-12-01 

Description: Reenacting a pioneer Christmas custom of many foreign settlers in the early days of Wisconsin of singing carols around the family organ, are left to right:...

Date: 1959-10-22 

Description: Four eighth grade students at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School during a program to show their parents what they've learned about their study of...

Date: 1943-07 ca.

Description: Robert Doyle types stories about the Red Arrow Division in his tent while seated on his cot. The tent sides are tied open. A crate serves as a typewriter s...

Date: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

Date: 1924 

Description: Former home of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper. At the corner of Michigan and Milwaukee Streets. A fire escape goes up the middle of the building...

Photograph

Farmhouse Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a farmhouse down a country road with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon on it. A fence lines the road on the left. Text on the photograph describe...

Date: 1933-06-08 

Description: A covered wagon, horse-drawn carriage (coach), and an automobile on display at the "Century of Progress" world's fair in Chicago. Sign above the display re...

Date: 1948-02-23 

Description: Line-up of six Pettersen's Inc., delivery trucks. Sign on trucks, "Rugs, Carpets, Linoleum". There are workmen standing next to trucks. Photograph taken on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of memorial wreaths in the shape of anchors. The memorial includes a photographic portrait of a man, most likely John Best who died in 1890...

Photograph

Obey and Proxmire

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Senator William Proxmire outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Photograph

Monticello

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the exterior view of Monticello, built in 1769 by Thomas Jefferson. The residence features a colonnaded front porch and a central dome. The prin...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Photograph

Ruins

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of an old home or inn. Two figures appear in the window and two men are standing outside.

Photograph

Setting Up Pins

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: Father and daughter Theodore and Janet Weiss set up bowling pins on Dads Day at Milwaukee-Downer College.

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men stand on a platform to operate a rock crusher powered by an International PA-50 power unit, which is underneath the platform. The photograph was...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A member of the Dane County Council of Defense Food Board Women's Committee sells dried corn at the farmer's market. Women's organizations sold wheat subst...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Crates on a factory floor at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crates may contain stationary engines. The text on the wooden crates in the fo...

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