Commencement ceremonies, St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin, 1991.
via: Mulva Library, St. Norbert College
Ella Beers, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory and Iola on bicycles, Richland County, Wisconsin.
May 17 is National Bike to Work Day! Find out more about Wisconsin’s early bicycling history in our online exhibit, curated by historians Nick Hoffman and Jesse Gant.
via: Richland County History Room, Brewer Public Library
Graduation group, St. Peter and Paul Church, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1906.
via: Belgian-American Research Collection, Cofrin Library, UW-Green Bay, by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Anti-Vietnam War protest at graduation, Madison, Wisconsin, 1968.
via: UW-Madison Collection, UW-Madison Archives by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
UW-Madison Archives is also on Tumblr!
Postcard portrait of five unidentified members of a rail yard crew (no date, no location).
via: Langlade County Historical Society
Workers shifting iron ore from rail cars to ore docks, Lake Superior, ca. 1920.
Photographer Hugh McKenzie captured this scene of men balanced on rail cars high above a Lake Superior harbor, moving iron ore shipped in by train onto ships for transport throughout the Great Lakes and beyond.
via: Great Lakes Maritime History Project, University of Wisconsin-Superior
Wisconsinites: What’s the toughest job you’ve ever had? Share your story at recollectionwisconsin.org/stories and you might get featured on Wisconsin Public Radio!
Do you work in a family-owned business in Wisconsin? How has it changed from your parents’ or grandparents’ generation?
Share your memories and photos of your work life in Wisconsin via Tumblr or on our website and you might get your story featured on Wisconsin Life on WPR!
Photo: C. Liebenow & Son Jewelers, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1898, photographed by Hermann Benke. Manitowoc Local History Collection, Manitowoc Public Library by way of University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.
Mary Lunde (judge) with winners of the Trempealeau County Fair cat show, 1976.
One last photo in honor of National Pet Week!
via: Trempealeau County 1976: Images at the Bicentennial, Old Main Historical and Community Arts Center, Galesville, Wisconsin. Photo by Wade Britzius.
Two dogs, Wisconsin Rapids, ca. 1950.
Photo by Don Krohn for the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune.
via: South Wood County Historical Corporation
Man and dog sitting in front entrance to Peter’s Pharmacy, Milwaukee.
via: Historic Photo Collection, Milwaukee Public Library