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American Elm

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: An elm growing on the property of C.H. Weller, on West Highland Street, towers over the adjacent houses. In 1952, the circumference of the tree's trunk was...

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1906 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...

Postcard

Bridge

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of a bridge with several buildings in the background.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...

Photograph

Sauk County Road

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Loganville Road in Sauk County taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association. The photograph was meant to create a contrast between the new improved road...

Date: 1931 

Description: View down driveway of the entrance sign to the Evergreen Retreat. In the background an automobile is parked near buildings and a flag on a flagpole.

Date: 1940-02-19 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. A crowd of children and adults is watching from a snowbank...

Date: 1910 

Description: This ink on paper blue line print base map consists of eight separate pieces and shows city limits, The Milwaukee Electric Railroad & Light Company lines,...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Four children lay on their stomachs and pose underneath a canoe, which is overturned on the ground. They are near Delavan Lake.

Photograph

Improved Rural Road

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Amery Road near New Richmond. The photograph was taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association probably as an illustration of the kind of improved roads t...

Date: 1927 

Description: A man stands on a wooden dock near a tour boat. The sign on top of the boat advertises "Summer Homesites."

Date: 1970-04-23 

Description: Six young people crowd on top of the rear roof of a U-Haul trailer in the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival. There are other audience members...

Date: 1907 

Description: A steam dredge at the construction site of a dam on a river. Identified as the construction of a canal at the Hatfield dam construction in 1907.

Postcard

Lincoln Beachey

Date: 1912-09-25 

Description: Lincoln Beachey, the best known aviator of the exhibition era, performed in Wisconsin with his Curtiss Pusher airplane on numerous occasions. This postcar...

Photograph

Camping

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Three men holding archery equipment at a campsite in Hiawatha National Forest.

Date: 1948 

Description: A man sits behind the wheel of an International KB-11 tanker truck parked alongside a gravel road near a fence. The truck was owned by Butane Wholesale Ga...

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

Date: 1932-04-16 

Description: Surrounded by onlookers, Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson ride in a wire cage on the back of a "Federal" brand truck. The truck is on the bed of another "Federal...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker reads union newspaper while sitting on a bunk and smoking a cigar. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries....

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