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Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 2004 

Description: William and Edna Knueppel and Harry, Sr. and Leona Geschke farmed on this property before the Jasters took possession.


Agricultural Hall

Date: 1916 before

Description: View of Agriculture Hall from a distance on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the background on Bascom Hill. The dome on Bascom...

Date: 1921 

Description: Three-quarter view of front and side of the Methodist Evangelical Church, a wooden building with arched windows on the side and an arched entrance in the f...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...


Yahara River

Date: 1908 

Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of two-story city hall in Library Park. It features a bell tower and mansard roof. There is a plaque mounted over the doorway just below the roof....


Wendling Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: The Wendling barn was built in 1929 for $10,000. In 1991, cows were milked for the last time.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Peter's Catholic Church, dedicated in 1897 and constructed by Joseph Hutter. The church is located on Fourth Avenue and features a centra...


Flores Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Flores Avenue, a commercial section of downtown. The city hall, built in 1884, stands on the left near Laredo National Bank, founded in 1892. On...

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the above the treeline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. On the left edge of the photograph...


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...


Priesgen Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: This antique Dixie gas pump is on the LeRoy and Mary Priesgen property at N7502 Doyle Road. They have lived here since 1960.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

African American Men Going To Vote

Date: 1963 

Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripes shield next to a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Old Abe has his back turned towards t...

Date: 2004 

Description: Jesse and Janet Paul, who live across from this barn, at W155 West Bend Road, have been here for 33 years. Jesse has been wheelchair-bound for 11 years.


Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Wisconsin Avenue. Many automobiles are being driven, and others are parked at the curb at an angle. The street sign on the corner...

Date: 1916 

Description: View down middle of street, with pedestrians, horses and wagons delivering milk cans. The ridge of a tree-lined hill is in the background.

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