1 2 3 4 5 6 7
.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Three boys pose in front of Hillside Home School near Spring Green.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Photograph

The Empire House

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: A copy of a duo-tone print of the exterior of a three-story wooden classical revival building identified as the Empire House.

Photograph

Old Settlers Cabin

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: W.H. Canfield stands in front of a log cabin. There is a brick chimney on the right side of the building.

Photograph

Race Car

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A man in racing attire and goggles sits behind the wheel of a race car. There is a cement block building behind him with an open garage door.

Postcard

City Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the city park with a fountain and benches visible in the foreground and a child standing in front.

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Main Street, with industrial and commercial buildings. Cars are parked at the curb towards the far end of the street, and fields and tree-...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.

Date: 1928 

Description: Two girls standing and sitting in the foreground on a lawn. In the background on the left a group of people stand near a tent and a parked automobile. Behi...

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of the Methodist Church and the Denzer Cemetery.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Photograph

Plumbing Showroom

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A plumbing showroom with tiled model kitchen and bathroom displays. There are oil burning heaters, water heaters, and water softeners also displayed.

Photograph

Interior of Diner

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of a diner, showing two semi-circular counters with stools and booths along the walls. There is a jukebox on the right and a root beer bar...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A room in the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey. The walls are decorated with photographs, paintings, and prints. There are two glass-topped wood...

Photograph

Taliesin

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Taliesin, the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright organization.

Photograph

The Western Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman on horseback poses with another horse in front of the three-story Western Inn as people look on from the porches. There is a large belvedere on th...

Photograph

Corn Crib

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: A corn crib that doubles as a wagon shelter on Mr. Breunig's farm.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View across yard of house with large group of people gathered on porch posing for photograph.

Photograph

Shelter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A shelter house at Devil's Lake State Park.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.