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Date: 1923 

Description: Beekeeper H.F. Wilson sitting among his hives in a backyard apiary. To his left, a hive smoker is resting on a hive letting off smoke. There are a least 25...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over the volleyball court of the grounds at the Meadow Brook Hotel. A footbridge is across a stream on the right. A group of people are stand...


Alabama Road Work

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Group portrait of four men and two boys standing with horses, oxen and mules hitched up to drag scrapers, to reconstruct a dirt road. A small building, pow...


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: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Barefoot woman standing in front of a fence carrying three water buckets. She holds a bucket in each hand and balances another on her head.

Date: 1950 after

Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.

The marker text reads:


Date: 1901-03-05 

Description: Indoor flash portrait of William and Johanna Krueger seated in the living room. Johanna is reading the newspaper while William is reading a book. Various f...

Date: 1905-12 

Description: Edgar Krueger holding onto an animal trap, hanging from a tree branch, with a dead skunk trapped by a front paw. Farm buildings are in the background.


Open Fields

Date: 1960 

Description: View down slope across open fields over a barbed wire fence towards the horizon. The field is uncut in the foreground, obscuring an abandoned farm implemen...

Date: 1928 

Description: Pilgrims gathered outside the shrine. Many of the people are sitting on the ground among the tree. There are banners hanging in front of the stone chapel.

Book or Pamphlet

P&O Diamond Plows

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Brochure cover of Diamond Plows, Sulky & Gang, featuring an illustration of a landscape.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Home of Mr. Dake in Shelby County. There are two porches, one on the left and one on the right. Several trees are in the fenced-in front yard.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of an outdoor view of a Crow Indian Encampment. Credited to O'Neill Photo Co.

Date: 1901 

Description: Indoor flash portrait of William and Johanna Krueger seated in the living room reading books. Various calendars, figurines, and portraits are hung along th...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across grass towards Mary and Jennie Krueger, and a young girl between them, standing in a flower garden along a fence. All three are holding flowers....


Modern Home Hotel

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view across street of the Modern Home Hotel in a residential neighborhood. There are large, enclosed porches on the first and second stories. A la...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Field Veterans Memorial Lake towards St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital, built in 1953, alongside Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital es...


Tarpaper Shack

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tarpaper shack and adjoining tent.

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