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Photograph

Concrete Blockhouse

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A large concrete blockhouse fortification at Verst 581 with a concrete outhouse next to it on the right. An armed solder wearing winter clothing stands be...

Date: 1957-08 

Description: The racing hill at Derby Downs where the All-American Soap Box Derby championship is held each year. Taken from the Topside area by the parents (Mr. &...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Farmer standing at an open barn door pouring corn into a belt-driven McCormick hammer mill powered by a Farmall C tractor.

Date: 1913 

Description: Winter scene of couple in horse-drawn sleigh on residential street.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 134

Date:  date unknown

Description: We always know what day it is
Because it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffee
that stepson drives along the road
and all the dog...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A dealership showroom with International trucks on display. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicago, Il...

Photograph

Astor House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Astor House hotel, with an automobile parked under trees on the left, and a large billboard for Wrigley's Spearmint gum on the right.

Date: 1976 

Description: Two workers are placing refuse in a garbage truck. One is an African-American man in a jacket, hat, and gloves and carrying a trash can. The other man is f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of the B.J. Dairy and Farm. Shows fenced-in yard with various cows in front of a round barn.

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

Date: 1910 date unknown

Description: Exterior of Jones' Sausage Factory. Bicycles lean against the side of the brick building and horse-drawn carriages park near the rear porch. Copyright 19...

Photograph

Contour Farming

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a farm and surrounding fields farmed with the contour method. Shocks of grain dot several of the fields.

Photograph

Bicycle Clinic

Date: 1989-05 

Description: "A bicycle clinic was held for young bikers at the Theresa Public School grounds. While Chris Graf registered, her husband Joel checked bicycles."

Photograph

Depot

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view from railroad tracks of the Depot. Four men are standing alongside the depot building near a wheeled cart. The building features two signs, o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Pleasant Plains Memorial statue honoring the soldiers from the fifth ward who fought in World War II. The bronze statue of a woman holding a palm and...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road leading down to shoreline of a Mississippi River ferry bringing several cars across the river.

Photograph

Blowing Up a Stump

Date: 1921 

Description: View of a stump as it's being blown up with explosives in a field on a farm. In the background is a train.

Photograph

Company Sales Room

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men sit around a table in the company dealership sales room. Original caption reads: "Company sales room and service station 2665 N. Elston Ave; Chicag...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...

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