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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Northern view of the Locust Street business district. A horse-drawn cart and storefronts are visible. Business signs read: "Electric Light & Power" "Steads...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: View over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of houses damaged and demolished in a tornado. Floating at the edge of the lake near an eroded bank are numerous pi...

Drawing the Line from the Mississippi to Lake Michigan

Discover how businessmen and the legislature cooperated to create Wisconsin's first railroad.

Date: 1949 

Description: Shriners on parade in Chicago. The men are dressed in middle eastern costume for an "Oriental Band" from the "-ktash Shrine Temple" [name obscured].

Date: 1952-05-16 

Description: Great grandchildren of Ole Knutson Nattestad, the first Norwegian settler in Wisconsin, Sonja Kay and John Carlton, standing with their parents, Mr. and Mr...

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Numerous horse-drawn carriages parked outside the C.B. & Q. Depot. The Columbia Hotel is visible in background. Text on top of the building reads "W. J. Sh...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two men on rural road, one seated on a horse-drawn wagon while another man walks alongside. Also on the road is a parked automobile facing the wagon. Text...

Date: 1926-09 

Description: Two men unload (or load) bags from the back of an International Model S truck used by S.A. Steck & Co. A sign on side of building reads, "Feed Barn". The t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Farmington and Hampshire canal lined with factories and a road. The American Writing Paper Company is on the left.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Mobil gas station constructed of split stone. Next door, offering ice cream, soda pop, and groceries to motorists near Silver Lake, was the Boothville gro...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Date: 1923 

Description: The entrance to the Larson Brothers' flying field at Larsen in Winnebago County, about one year after the brothers laid out the runway. The field remained...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A young boy helps his grandfather unload a cart of split logs.

Date: 1947-02-13 

Description: Frank Sager, chief dispatcher of the Northland Greyhound Lines in Madison, shown at a board listing the names of the drivers, the buses they are driving, a...

Photograph

Prize Winning Calf

Date: 1932 

Description: William Wehring, a student at the Sharon School, poses with his Holstein calf. There is a large canvas tent in the background and a railroad car is behind...

Photograph

Piggsville

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Small neighborhood of the city at the west end of the Menomonee River Valley. Overhead is the second Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct, demolished in 1992. Cars a...

Photograph

Wisconsin Wayside

Date: 1972-09-20 

Description: Wayside #8 near Necedah in rural Adams County.

Date:  date unknown

Description: People lined along a bridge watching a steamboat in difficulty.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man sitting on a horse-drawn wagon on a rural road. Stenciled text on the wagon reads: "Sold by D.T. Gano, Clinton, Ills."

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