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Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Two female mannequins stand with an International Harvester freezer and refrigerator. This display may have been at the International Harvester headquarter...


NARCE Convention


Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (left) at a convention in Wausau sponsored by the National Association of Civil Employees. Although undated, the pho...

Date: 1935-09-16 ca.

Description: Truck drivers eat at an outdoor lunch counter. Original caption reads: "Elliott Taylor (center) and 2 truck drivers."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Standing in the yard in front of a log house is a man standing and holding crutches in the middle, a woman on the left holding a small girl who is perched...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A farmer has chained his International 15-30 or 12-24(?) tractor to a tree to pull it down.

Date: 1957-06-30 

Description: Nancy Waterman unsuccessfully pours milk for Harriet Anderson (whose name has since changed to Penny Hilley) at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman preparing splints for basket making. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the fi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...


Senior Center Tour

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Congressman David Obey (right) enjoys lunch at a senior center in his northern Wisconsin congressional district.


Description: Group of girls sitting or standing around a table that is covered with paper and containers of paint, holding brushes and small objects they are painting....

Date: 1945-07-13 

Description: Three German prisoners of war are scrub their clothes on the cement floor of their barracks at a prisoner of war camp. The prisoners are engaged in agricul...


Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the front dining room of Jones Steak House, located on County Trunk N, southwest of Wausau. The building is owned by Sheri...

Date: 1923 

Description: A woman using a foot-pedal sewing machine while working with a piece of fraying fabric.

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: University of Wisconsin home economics graduate student Louise Page, Payson, Utah, using a meat tenderness machine to test a sample of meat.


Family Picnic

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Members of the Brandel family have a picnic in the grass.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Ingrid Bengtson bringing lunch to the field to help her husband, Norman, get the planting done faster. They are having lunch on top of the McCormick Intern...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of William Fiebelkorn's home. Next to a window with lace curtains at the window is a rack with a display of photographs or postcards. There is a t...

Date: 1956 

Description: "All To Myself" brochure for the NBC Matinee Theater with a woman sitting front of the television peeling potatoes with her shoes off. There is an outline...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...

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