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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of a house in a residential neighborhood. A carport or porte-cochere is on the left of the front porch. Two women stand in the ya...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men dressed in suits and posed standing on the curb in front of a wooden building.

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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32


Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

Date: 1934-01-13 before

Description: Handwritten menu and "Bon Voyage" greeting in a card from the Swedish American Line, with a Swedish castle on the cover, and on the inside of the card, a t...

Date: 1927 

Description: View up drive towards the main building with wrap-around porch. A bicycle is parked at the bottom of the stairs. Guest cottages are behind the main buildin...


Hillsboro City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of Hillsboro's City Hall. It was constructed in 1937 with assistance from a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The lowe...

Date: 1906-11-19 before

Description: One-page supper menu from Café Martin, with a watercolor illustration by Louis Renault of a man and a woman walking down the sidewalk arm-in-arm, a driver...


Oak Street

Date: 1913 

Description: Colorized postcard view down a street in a central business district. There is a park on the left, and storefronts with awnings on the right. A bank is on...

Date: 1927 

Description: Three-quarter view of the main building. A woman us standing on the porch holding a broom, and a bicycle is parked at the bottom of the stairs. Tennis rack...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, Sister Bay, looking downhill. Postcard, mailed and postmarked 1909.

Date: 1963 

Description: View from street of group of local boys taking part in a celebration of National Bicycle Week. Members of the Shaker-Callaway Post of the VFW were on hand...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Workers in the General Assembly Department of the Wright Brothers' airplane factory.


Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards a concession building on the left and a parked truck on the right. Caption on back reads: "Concession building is at the left. The...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Date: 1927 

Description: Front entrance to the Black Oaks resort. A man is driving an automobile down the drive near two stone walls with columns framing the entrance to the drivew...


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...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...


Description: Exterior view of the Hillsboro Brewery when it was operated by Joseph Buzucha in the early 1900's.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

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