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Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the Lake Tomahawk ranger station taken about 1914 when the buildings were new. Shows the ranger's residence, water tower, the barn for horses wit...


Woman Weaving a Rug

Date: 1929 

Description: A woman sits at a loom, weaving a rug.

Date: 1965 

Description: Wilbur J. Cohen is speaking from a podium at an outdoor event celebrating the Social Security amendment adding Medicare.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.


Memorial Day

Date: 1953-05-30 

Description: Madison observed Memorial Day with a parade and three memorial services. A Memorial Day address by Assemblyman Elmer L. Genxmer was followed by a wreath ce...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Center Street. The caption on the image is incorrect. On the left are storefronts, including a millinery and stable. On the right, commercial bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a female telephone operator at an 1890s era switchboard.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Interior of an office of the Wisconsin State Employment Service, with applicants for work, and officials.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A group of people having a picnic at the Ojibwa Roadside Park. There are several cars and trucks in the background, and a small building. The picnic tables...

Date: 1931 

Description: View from side of road towards main building of Nettland's Roll Inn, with a service station, restaurant and registration office for their campsites. A grou...

Date: 1961 

Description: Dr. Thomas Boston and unidentified group standing outdoors on the lawn in front of a building (most likely St. Joseph's Hospital employees and State Medica...


Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...


Catholic Church

Date: 1925 

Description: View across unpaved road of the Catholic Church, which is a stone building. Includes a tall steeple a cross on top. Narrow, pointed arched windows are on t...

Date: 1954-08-28 

Description: Trauba-Rollinger wedding, as seen through the glass doors at Saint Mary's Catholic Church.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of Fitzgerald's Modern Rooms, which is a private home with rooms for tourists, with a screened-in porch, and a balcony. Two children are stan...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...


Bird's Eye View

Date: 1913 

Description: Elevated view with a church in the foreground surrounded by dwellings.


Camp McCoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Fort McCoy with rows of tents. There is a row of automobiles parked in the center, and a row of barracks on the left.

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