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Description: "Famous Schreiner's Restaurant of Fond du Lac had this sign on Highway 41 forty-five years ago."
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...
Description: "Bauer's Restaurant in Campbellsport was a landmark in the area. The owner, 'Mush' Bauer, was an extremely overweight man."
Description: Photomontage of a group of travellers in a car colliding with a steamroller. The travellers have been thrown out of their car and into the air. The words...
Date: 1900 after
Description: A view of storefronts on either side of a dirt road in the business district. Automobiles are parked on either sides, with two automobiles and a horse-dr...
Description: Three young boys gather around a wheelbarrow filled with giant peaches. One of the boys is holding a peach that has been broken open, exposing its pit. Two...
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Includes street index. Shows local streets, parks, highways, railroads, Fond du Lac River, and part of lake Winnebago. Also includes text on points of inte...
Description: Photomontage of a dwarf wearing a top hat driving a cart, drawn by a mule, filled with giant eggs. The dwarf is wearing a suit and a top hat. The mule is...
Description: A group of working class men stand staring at a giant pike fish resting on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district...
Date: 1963-05-25 ca.
Description: The Highway OOO sign at a road junction. Several automobiles are visible in the background along a road.
Description: "The Wilz family of Appleton join us at noon, at Salty's in Fond du Lac. Salty's Seafood & Spirits is at 503 N. Park Avenue in F.D.L."
Description: "We dine at Sigrid's Bavarian Trail, a restaurant serving German food in Waupun, WI." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke...
Description: Two police officers holding rifles escort two prisoners into a paddywagon. Lining the road is a long, perspective view of an outdoor prison. Red text impri...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago and North Western railroad station.
Description: Birds eye drawing of Fond du Lac depicts street names and street layouts, houses, buildings, trees, and the Fond du Lac River. A reference key at the botto...
Description: Includes street index and index to points of interest. Shows land ownership by name, plat of town, local streets, schools, parks, highways, railroads, ward...
Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...
Description: Built in the mid-1930s by Clark Oil Company, this station was located along the city's gasoline alley with other gas stations, auto dealerships, and servic...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A photographic collage of 5 views of Brandon including; Washington St., Public Square, Times Office, High School, and Depot & Park.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Bernice and Beatrice Dworshak, age 16, pose with pitchforks loaded with hay; one of the girls is on the hay wagon and her sister stands beside it. They are...
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