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Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of a house in a residential neighborhood. A carport or porte-cochere is on the left of the front porch. Two women stand in the ya...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the residence of Lucius Fairchild, in Madison. A woman is standing outdoors near the entrance. A fence surrounds the yard of the house,...


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

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the stone church. There are four crosses, one on the bell tower, and three others at the corners of the roof. Wind...


Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the church, with a parsonage on the left and a school on the right. A fenced-in field is across the street and an automobile...

Date: 1931 

Description: Guest house with a sunroom in the front.


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...


Hansberry Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter view from yard of Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital which was established by P.H. Hansberry in 1914. Two women stand on the left...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View down tracks towards a depot on the left, and a railroad train on the far track near a water tower on the right. Passengers are standing on the platfor...

Date: 1925 

Description: View across lawn of exterior of the Catholic Church, a stone and brick building with stained glass windows. A man is walking down the tree-lined sidewalk o...


Backyard Swimming

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Suburban upper-class residence in wooded area with rock-lined swimming pool and swimming children. Two women sit in lawn chairs on the lawn near the house...

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Baraboo River. The main part of town is on the far left shoreline. On the right industrial buildings are near a bridge spanning the ri...

Date: 1927 

Description: View up drive towards the main building with wrap-around porch. A bicycle is parked at the bottom of the stairs. Guest cottages are behind the main buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. There is a cupola over the belfry and an arched doorway. Handwritten on the right: "Does this loo...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...


Fire Department

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men posed on a firetruck in the middle of a street in a business district. Storefronts are in the background on the left and right.


Catholic Parsonage

Date: 1913 

Description: View from street of front of parsonage, a large two-story house with a gabled roof and a porch. There is a garden and stable behind the parsonage, and in t...


Description: View down street with commercial buildings and horse-drawn carriages. A group of people stand on the sidewalk on the right.

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