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Photograph

Village Inn

Date: 1928 

Description: View across road of the Village Inn; featuring a "Hotel" sign, vines along the screened porch windows, and a fenced garden.

Date: 1946 

Description: View of the Al. Ringling Theatre from across 4th Street. Neighboring businesses include Pointon Appliance, and an antique shop. Several cars are parked alo...

Historical Essay

Land Speculation and Cities

How Real Estate Owners Created Wisconsin

Discover how land owners promoted their towns and villages for settlers and created the cities you know today.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fleet of steamboats used by General Joseph Bailey of the Fourth Wisconsin Cavalry constructing a bridge across the Atchafalaya passage of General Banks'...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down a street with stores and shops. The stores include: Koffee Kup Kafe, Hotel East, Boortz Garage, a hardware store, and the State & County Deposi...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Man and boy, possibly father and son, ride on a large, flatbed horse-drawn wagon loaded with crates of produce. The wagon is on a street near a house and a...

Date: 1852-04-05 

Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.

Date: 1926-08-16 

Description: An International Model 63 truck parked ouside the Watkins Beverage Company building. A sign on the truck reads, "Gold Springs Ginger Ale; Every Swallow Pur...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Road workers grading a rural country road with an Avery tractor and wooden grading blocks. The image was cropped from a postcard collected by International...

Date: 1952-01-15 

Description: Roy L. Matson, editor of the Wisconsin State Journal, boards a plane to start a 25,000-mile air tour of Europe and the Near East under the sponsorship of t...

Date: 1936-11-29 

Description: Exterior view of the Allis Chalmers farm implements building, 601-607 Williamson Street (Machinery Row).

Date: 1961-07-27 

Description: A 11-man crew and their "floating" truck inspection station check trucks for equipment and weight violations. An inspector spotted several equipment defect...

Photograph

Berry's Landing

Date:  

Description: Berry's landing; man in a canoe under overhanging cliff.

Date: 1935-10-13

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white photograph of the painting titled "Late Summer." The painting depicts a farmhouse and a barn.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map depicts Wisconsin and Michigan territories in 1836. It includes the area from Michigan to the Missouri River and Lake Winnipeg, and it shows the e...

Photograph

Concordia Island

Date: 1900-06 

Description: Groups of people cross a wooden bridge on Concordia, later Tivoli, Island.

Date:  

Description: Two farm women stand atop a wagon pulled by a horse wearing a fly net. In addition to the two women standing, there is also a man sitting on the wagon.

Photograph

Men Harvesting Hay

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Several men in a field harvesting hay with horses, mowers and wagons.

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