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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior of a town hall originally built in 1896 as a church in rural Orange Township, Black Hawk County, Iowa. There is a weather vane on top of the steep...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Blockhouse fortification under construction in a forested area. There are two uniformed soldiers standing on the right.

Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three women standing in a row. Two of the women are carrying food in baskets and pottery on their head. They are unclothed above the waist and wearing clot...

Photograph

Bridge of Timbers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three men posing on top of a timber bridge under construction. The bridge crosses a river in a forested area. Posing on top of the bridge are two soldiers,...

Photograph

Man in Truck

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A truck parked in front of an International Harvester Company building, possibly the Champion Works. The building has an archway, with lettering which read...

Date: 1916 

Description: Panoramic view of the Wingra area from the railroad tracks north of Gregory Street. Looking towards Lake Wingra, across Monroe Street.

Photograph

Sorgs Creamery

Date: 1914 

Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of Sorgs Creamery, a rectangular brick building with a collapsing awning. A wagon with and umbrella and barrels pu...

Date: 1913-08-30 

Description: Exhibition pilot John Kaminski preparing to take off at High Point. Here Kaminski is waiting for the engine to warm up; once it is ready he will signal to...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A woman and man grinding a variety of grain in a large stone mortar. The woman is wearing a blouse and skirt, the man is wearing white pants and is barefoo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three children, an adult, and a dog sitting outside of a thatched home. The children appear to be preparing food. All of the children are unclothed. In her...

Photograph

Blockhouse No. 8

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three uniformed soldiers in the process of constructing Blockhouse No. 8 with logs and earth. The area appears to overlook a ravine.

Photograph

Laundry Line

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a line to dry in a farm yard. A pot of steaming water stands in the foreground. A small open-sided farm building is behind a fence with a...

Photograph

Hull Tennis Court

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two women playing tennis at Coole Park Manor on Madeline Island.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Four Ho-Chunk people cross a bridge spanning the Black River. This photograph was taken before the flood of October 1911, when the bridge was completely de...

Photograph

Avery's "Infant"

Date: 1915 

Description: A man sits behind the wheel of an Avery tractor pulling a piece of farm machinery. In the background is a long open building with a tower. The back of the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the bridge near a mill.

Photograph

Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Island, possibly during a period of renovation.

Photograph

Men Sitting on Pier

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men sit on a pier with a beach and several homes in the background.

Photograph

Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1915 

Description: Jack Vilas (seated) in the Curtiss hydroplane he used to spot forest fires for the Wisconsin Conservation Department. (His companion is not identified.) Th...

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