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Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the facade of the National Geographic Societies Administration Building from the street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Krueger family standing in a cleared field, with a view of their farm in the background. August Krueger is sitting with a dog in a wagon pulled...


Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...


Yahara River

Date: 1908 

Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Peter's Catholic Church, dedicated in 1897 and constructed by Joseph Hutter. The church is located on Fourth Avenue and features a centra...


Flores Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Flores Avenue, a commercial section of downtown. The city hall, built in 1884, stands on the left near Laredo National Bank, founded in 1892. On...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Map or Atlas

Ninth L.H. District

Date: 1908 

Description: This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservati...


Bascom Hill

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the south between the Chemistry Building and Lake Mendota.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...


Two Chevrolets

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two Chevrolets parked together. In the background are trees and a barn.

Date: 1911-08-06 

Description: A view following the lower trestle to the west bank. The construction camp buildings, including the office and temporary power plant are seen on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, completed in 1918. A staircase leads to the main entrance of the brick building where a belfry can be seen...


Winter Hearse

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait in front of a building of two men standing in the snow with a decoratively carved winter hearse complete with curtains. The driver and the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Rows of finished tractors cover a yard outside Milwaukee Works. On the left is a water tower, and in the foreground are railroad tracks with rail cars.

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