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Lyman Copeland Draper

Date: 1858
Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.

Three Pond Brothers

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the three Pond brothers, George F., James B., and Homer. They all have beards and moustaches. Two of the...

WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.

Portrait of Samuel Marshall

Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest Winners

Date: 1958
Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.

Capitol Interior (Third) — Turner Seminar in Historical Society Alcove

Date: 1893
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...

Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1930
Description: Studio portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Father Groppi and Demonstrators

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".

Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

Date: 1871
Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...

Out of Boat Cave

Description: Two men navigating their canoe through caves at the Wisconsin Dells.

Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: October 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...

Excursion Boats at the Dells

Description: Excursion boats at the Wisconsin Dells. Boats Eolah and Alexander Mitchell at mooring, with distinctive Dells rock formations in the backgrou...

Eugenics Demonstration on Wall Street

Date: October 27 1915
Description: Four impoverished men hired by "The Medical Review of Reviews" carry signs with the eugenics slogans, "I am a burden to myself and the State. Should I be a...

Andreas Dahl and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1876
Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Iron Works

Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...

Stroboscopic Photography Technique

Date: April 1950
Description: A girl on a swing is the subject of photographers demonstrating a technique using high speed flash.

Fisherman with Equipment and Catch

Date: 1875
Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Card Players

Date: March 20 1965
Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...

Titanic Survivors

Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.

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