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Octagon House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Octagon house.


E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Back view of the E. Pike residence. The owner is thought to have been a relative of Robinson D. Pike (1838-1905), a lumber merchant and the founder of Bay...


Rounding-Up Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of ranch hands rounding up horses. There are approximately two dozen men in two clusters: five are in the foreground in front of the herd and the r...

Date: 1903 

Description: This maps shows what may be Ho Chunk Native American burial mounds. Also noted on the map is the Fox River, the Doty homestead, stockade embankment, the We...

Date: 1922 

Description: View down an unpaved road with houses and shops on either side.


Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...

Date: 1912 

Description: View across street of a Lutheran church and a parsonage next door. The church has a tall steeple with a bell.


Description: View from road of woman standing next to a chair on the porch of a wooden frame house behind a fence and a sidewalk.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the exterior of a house with a family posing in front.


State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.


Lain-Estburg House

Date: 1935 

Description: Exterior view of the Lain-Estburg house.


Stone Farmhouse

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse in the vicinity of Shullsburg, "typical of early stone houses in southwestern Wisconsin."

Date: 1991-04 

Description: Governor's Conference Room in the Wisconsin State Capitol before restoration returned it to the original exposed cherry wood.

Date: 1873 before

Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...


Church in Hixton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frame house and church surrounded by snow-covered ground, probably in Hixton. First built in 1877 as a Congregational Church, it cost $2000. It later becam...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a World War I Monument outside of the County Clerk's Office. To the left of the colonnaded Clerk's Office, the Old Courthouse, built in 1895, can...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the U.S. Rubber Company plant and surrounding environment.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Tenth and Fifty-seventh Streets, with early houses, car and barn.


Business Section

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...

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