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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a man, woman and young girl posing in their Buick convertible in front of the Matthew Witt Photographic Studio. Another woman stan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view across muddy road of a man wearing a suit and standing on the porch of the two-story Hotel and Feed Barn. Two signs next to h...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men standing with a horse and wagon. The wagon is carrying a barrel of beer. The sign on the building in the background is an adver...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of multiple buildings in Cross Plains from Lutheran Church Hill. Many roads and fences cross the fields. Wooded hills are in the background. In the lo...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Four young girls pose outside of Witt's photography studio. They are wearing dresses. Two of the girls have jackets, and three of them have hair bows.

Date: 1952 

Description: Berry Haney house obscured by some trees and plants. The house was built in about 1841 or 1842. The frame parts are later additions.

Date: 1913 

Description: View down an unpaved street. There are homes on the right and a fence on the left. At the end of the street are commercial buildings, horses, and automobil...

Photograph

Haney House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Berry Haney house, located about a mile east of Cross Plains. The stone portion of the house was built in 1840.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town.

Photograph

Undertaker

Date:  date unknown

Description: Undertaker's funeral parlor and other buildings along a dirt street with a sidewalk. An oblong sign attached to the balcony hangs over the sidewalk and rea...

Date: 1928 

Description: View down valley towards the back of the Lutheran Church and cemetery. Houses and barns are in the valley below, and more hills are in the far background....

Photograph

Witt Photo. Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt's photo studio on Main Street. His business was there for 50 years, from 1913 to 1963. Two men are sitting on the stoop in the doorway. The bu...

Photograph

St. Frances School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of a Roman Catholic school built of stone with many windows. Sidewalks run along two sides. Trees can be seen behind and on the right....

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: View from hill of uptown Cross Plains with the Catholic Church (St. Francis Xavier) and farmhouses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of an elderly woman and three small children, including an infant. The woman is seated in a chair with the infant on her lap. A boy stands o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt, photographer, at the wheel of a Ford automobile with two female passengers. The top of the automobile is down, and they are in front of an in...

Photograph

Scene on Highway 11

Date: 1929 

Description: View down a commercial street, with an automobile coming down the street. There is a soda/ice cream shop which offers tobacco, cigars, and candy. The City...

Photograph

Roller Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Roller Mill with a covered loading dock. A sign on the end of the building at the roof line reads, "Roller Mill." Trees and power pole...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the second home of Matthew Witt, photographer, located on the corner of Julius Street and American Legion Drive. Two motorcycles are pa...

Photograph

Matthew Witt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Matthew Witt, photographer, standing on the steps in front of the door to his second home. He is wearing an overcoat and hat, and is holding his gloves.

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