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Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at the age of 38.
Photograph

Maynard Brichford

Date: 1955
Description: Maynard Brichford, Illinois State Archivist and noted authority on archives and record management issues, photographed earlier in his career in the archive...
Photograph

Josephine Harper

Date: 1948
Description: Dr. Josephine Harper, later Josephine Harper Darling, archivist at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, and editor of the guide to the papers of Lyma...
Photograph

Archivist Jesse Boell

Date: 
Description: Wisconsin Historical Society archivist Jesse Boell, later the archivist of the University of Wisconsin, seen in his office on the third floor of the Histor...
Photograph

Historical Society Staff

Date: 1996
Description: Color portrait from balcony of the Historical Society staff taken in the Library to illustrate the cover of a special issue of the Magazine of Wisconsin...
Photograph

Historical Society Staff

Date: 1996
Description: Color portrait of the Historical Society staff. This image is a humorous version with balloons of another image which was taken for the cover of a special...
Photograph

Aquinas H.S. Archivist

Date: 2008
Description: Aquinas High School archivist, Richard Dungar, sitting in a chair near a painting of "Delta Queen."
Painting

Lyman Draper on a Collecting Trip

Date: 
Description: Watercolor painting depicting Lyman C. Draper, first Secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, riding a horse on a trip to collect historical...
Photograph

Thwaites, Welsh, and Foster

Date: January 30 1912
Description: Ruben Gold Thwaites, Iva Welsh, and Mary Foster dressed as "Box and Cox" and Mrs. Bouncer from the 1840's comedy Box and Cox. They are at a costume...
Photograph

Wisconsin Historical Society Bookcase

Date: July 1971
Description: Bookcase in the second floor hallway outside the library of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. The case contains 50 books that were part of the ori...
Photograph

Wisconsin Historical Society Indian Life Exhibit

Date: January 31 1959
Description: Staff members Mary Bolgrien (left) and Kathy Martin view a miniature exhibit of Indian life at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Photograph

Historical Society Founder's Day Banquet

Date: February 1959
Description: Attending the State Historical Society Founder's Day banquet are, left to right, W.B. Hesseltine, University of Wisconsin history professor; Dr. Donald R....
Photograph

Guffawmeter

Date: 1958
Description: A man wearing headphones is sitting behind a table with the Guffawmeter. The caption reads: "Guffawmeter constructed by Paul Vanderbilt for the State Histo...
Photograph

F. Gerald Ham Examining Papers

Date: 1964
Description: Caption reads: "F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin State Archivist, examining papers (posed re-enactment) in preparation of a guide to labor history research materia...
Photograph

F. Gerald Ham Wisconsin State Archivist

Date: September 28 1988
Description: Waist-up staff portrait of F. Gerald Ham, State Archivist of Wisconsin from 1964 to 1989 and the head of the Division of Archives and Manuscripts at the St...
Photograph

F. Gerald Ham and Dr. Walter Peterson

Date: March 1965
Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...
Photograph

We Saw You . . . at Photo Preview

Date: September 24 1958
Description: Members of the Madison Art Association and the Women's Auxiliary of the State Historical Society get a preview of "The Family of Man" photographic exhibit...
Photograph

17th-Century Plow

Date: January 1960
Description: A man in hat and glasses is unpacking boxes. In the foreground on top of a box is a sculpture of a plowing scene. Original caption reads: "17th-century plo...

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