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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: 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.

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: 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.

Date: 1962-07-07 

Description: An old Ford automobile sitting in a farmyard, as viewed from the rear. There is a farmhouse in the background.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Paul C. Goetsch and family posing in front of their home. Mrs. Paul C. Goetsch and Russel Goetsch sit on the steps of the front porch. Paul is holding Doro...

Date: 1925 

Description: Painting of Fort Hamilton propped outdoors on a woodpile. An oval inset painting at the top commemorates is titled: "Col. Hamilton Leaving For The Gold Fie...

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