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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A woman sits at a reed organ while another looks on.
Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was rosesBut they don't make it any moreThey think it was a toy
Description: Bring back somehow the big HelloProlong the noisiest dayThe clapping hands are stilled too soonAnd much too far away
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Ft. Worth Tex.: Texas Gov. John Connally (L), President Lyndon B. Johnson (C), and the late President...
Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
Description: Mayville Insurance Agency. (L-R) Brad Steinbach, Amanda Rose, Joyce Schuett, and Cindy Steinbach.
Description: Far outThe last report on peace to reach us herewas neither a promise nor easy Faithbut the hardest of all, the waiting for neveran...
Description: Either way, the sides are bridged,from wine to water, cutting back to wineParadoxical appointments, anticipated hour No one event can...
Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...
Description: A fire is not a place, but a containmentto keep burning.A reassembly of inner flames around the patriarch,A school and script for golden we...
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A group of five young women sit at tables in the Hawksworth Ice Cream Parlor. The woman in the center has been identified as Josephine Edith McEvoy (later...
Description: The fife and drum are not so innocentthe vulture's eye is on the dance
James T. Potter's Photos
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II
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