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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: 1955 ca.

Description: Large group passing between serving tables at a picnic in honor of Dr. Jones, for fifty years the town's physician.

Date:  date unknown

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


Ford in the Weeds

Date: 1962 

Description: Old Ford coupe in a farm setting.

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...


Lee with Passenger

Date: 1932 

Description: Clyde Allen Lee (left), who grew up in Larsen, Wisconsin, and John Bochkon, a last-minute passenger, before they took off to attempt a trans-Atlantic fligh...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Early trails led thru West Allis

Date: 1930-1-23

County: Milwaukee

City: West Allis

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of people standing on a platform next to a snow-covered train arriving at a station.

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...


Snow Covered Street

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Winter scene of North Broadway at Cass Street, De Pere, Wisconsin. Streets are snow covered.


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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46


Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I


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...


Aftermath of Flood

Date: 1912 

Description: Aftermath of a flood. Debris of railroad ties, tracks, and cars are scattered beneath a bridge.

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: 1954 

Description: Patrolman Stanley Szczepanski eats lunch while sitting in his police car.

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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