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Photograph

St. Martin's Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the band of St. Martin's Catholic Church. The members pose with their instruments, which include clarinets, french horns, flugelh...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Unidentified small girl holding a parasol, posed beside railroad tracks.

Date: 1913 

Description: View down an unpaved street. There are homes on the right and a fence on the left. At the end of the street are commercial buildings, horses, and automobil...

Photograph

Snowy Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy unpaved street. There appears to be a water tower, as well as a windmill at the far end of the street.

Date: 1960-07-03 

Description: Big washout through cornfield after heavy rain. In the background is a field with crops leading up to a low hill crowned with trees.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...

Photograph

Witt Photo. Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt's photo studio on Main Street. His business was there for 50 years, from 1913 to 1963. Two men are sitting on the stoop in the doorway. The bu...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two couples on an outing, posed in front of an outcropping of rock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Casual portrait of photographer Matthew Witt seated at the foot of a ridge. It's likely that the image is a self-portrait produced by Witt himself.

Photograph

Scene on Highway 11

Date: 1929 

Description: View down a commercial street, with an automobile coming down the street. There is a soda/ice cream shop which offers tobacco, cigars, and candy. The City...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a rainy commercial street. There is a soda/ice cream shop, garage/gas station, and undertaker. A car is parked on the side of the road. There is...

Date: 1913 after

Description: Hand-colored exterior of Matthew Witt's photography studio. He is standing at the door with his hand on the doorknob. Photographic prints are hung in the w...

Date: 1921 

Description: Full length portrait of a bride in a long white dress and wearing a veil standing on a lawn holding a bouquet of flowers. There are trees in the background...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Men on wagons carrying large boiler, etc., posing in sham-battle horseplay, probably in Cross Plains. In the background is a bluff.

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1913 

Description: View down railroad tracks of Cross Plains train depot. A man in the foreground walks away from the depot. A train, exhausting steam, is stopped at the plat...

Photograph

Parochial School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of Saint Francis Xavier School.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A fashionably dressed young woman is posed sitting on a fence. She is wearing a long coat over a dress, a hat with a wide brim, and high-button boots. Her...

Photograph

Matthew Witt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt, photographer, standing on the steps in front of the door to his second home. He is wearing an overcoat and hat, and is holding his gloves.

Photograph

Young Couple

Date: 1919 

Description: Young couple standing in front of a large rock face.

Date: 1960-07-03 ca.

Description: A farm, with metal-roofed buildings, in a hillside valley.

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