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Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Matthew Witt's Photography Studio. A woman is barely visible standing in the doorway, under the awning. Framed photographs are on display...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View from grassy hill of uptown Cross Plains. The Catholic Church (St. Francis Xavier) is on the right, and farmhouses and other buildings are among fields...

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of St. Frances Xavier Catholic church.

Photograph

Haney House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Berry Haney house, located about a mile east of Cross Plains. The stone portion of the house was built in 1840.

Photograph

St. Frances School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of a Roman Catholic school built of stone with many windows. Sidewalks run along two sides. Trees can be seen behind and on the right....

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: 1915 

Description: View of several Cross Plains buildings across a millpond. There is a bell mounted on a metal tower near the shoreline.

Date: 1928-11 

Description: Aerial view of Cross Plains, including residences and the surrounding countryside.

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

Ann Drucella Witt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ann Drucella Witt, the sister of Matt Witt, poses under a vine covered trellis that frames a door to a house. She is wearing a dress, jacket, gloves, and f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The building features a tall steeple, a clock tower, arched, stained-grass windows, and double doors.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Farmhouses near P. Rodenschmit Hill.

Photograph

Roller Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Roller Mill with a covered loading dock. A sign on the end of the building at the roof line reads, "Roller Mill." Trees and power pole...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of Bowar Bros. Hardware Store. The awning reads, "Hardware, Bowar Bros., Implements, Auto Supplies." Over the large door on the left...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Well-dressed relatives leave a house where they attended a family gathering.

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: 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.

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