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Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards a dozen men posed sitting and kneeling while holding rifles in front of thirteen deer strung up across First Street. They are in front of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of six men posed standing with rifles by five deer strung up on a tree limb near a tent in a field. Other animal pelts hang near the back of...

Date: ????-03 

Description: Mrs. Wasilinsky from Cumberland giving a candle making demonstration at the Polk-Burnett County Beekeeper Meeting. Mrs. Weber, Secretary Treasurer in the b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men posed holding rifles in front of twelve deer strung up across First Street in front of the brick building that held Charles J. Van Schaick's Photo...

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card with the heading: "To make hens lay, use Sheridan's condition powder." Features a color illustration of a man in a hen house on the left h...

Book or Pamphlet

A Catalog of Plants & Shells

Date: 1836 

Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A catalog of Plants & Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee on the West Side of Lake Michigan,


Women in a Buggy

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two young women in a horse-drawn buggy passing along a country road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Beekeeper using a smoker on the top of an open hive without protective bee hat or gloves.

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a dog posing sitting on a grass-covered box.

Date: 1917 

Description: In the forest, Stella Benton (played by Kathlyn Williams in a striped skirt and white blouse) talks to Jack Fyfe (played by Wallace Reid in outdoors clothe...

Date: 1904 

Description: Apiary of 92 colonies owned by N.E. France, a celebrated beekeeper. In the center is the frame of the 10x10-ft extracting house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men in conversation around several jars of honey on a table. Sign reads: "Wisconsin Honey Market Day." Written on back: "A typical scene of one of th...


Taxidermy Birds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of three stuffed birds on a table. Includes two owls on stands, and one heron.

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Center Street. The caption on the image is incorrect. On the left are storefronts, including a millinery and stable. On the right, commercial bui...

Date: 1885 

Description: Advertisement for Watson-Deering Twine Binder for 1885. The illustration features a rear view of a man using a team of horses to pull a twine binder throug...

Date: 1899 

Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of two men posing with a cow and her quintuplet calves. Identified as part of a "Views of Sparta and Vicinity" series.


Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Date: 1912 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard across street towards pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in front of a row of shops.

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