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Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Earl Woodbury, 14, and his sister Helen, 12, work barefoot in the garden of their home farm. Both are students at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Th...

Date: 1911 

Description: Front cover of catalog with the title: "The Old Time-Tried and Reliable Smalley Cutters. For 54 Years the Standard of the Nation's Farms." Features an illu...


Peach Tree Orchard

Date: 1902-05-12 

Description: Elevated view of Alexander Krueger standing in a 20 acre fruit tree orchard owned by Paul C. Goetsch. Alexander is standing next to one of the trees touch...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date: 1825-08-27 

Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...


View of Farmland

Date: 1937 

Description: Peder G. Dahl farmland with crops on five contoured terraces.

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

Date: 1899 

Description: Catalog for Champion binders, reapers and mowers. Features a color illustration across front and back covers. In the center are two boys standing and peeri...


Description: Family posed at gate of farm, with farm buildings in the background. Two men stand with a horse-drawn cart on the right.


Men Clearing Stumps

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: Clearing stumps with a stump machine on the farm of Christopher Paustenbach, three miles east of Medford, Taylor County.

Date: 1931 

Description: Farmhouse with accommodations for tourists. There are bushes and trees in the lawn, and a bench and lawn swing.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Landscape view of the Martin Luetscher II farmstead, Honey Creek Township, Wisconsin, c. 1875 (Museum object #2005.182.1)

Date: 1906-04 

Description: August Krueger standing next to two twin calves attached to each other with a toy yoke. A string is attached to the yoke and August holds the other end in...


Round Barn

Date: 1965-05-31 

Description: Round barn on "Ridge Road" in Ontario vicinity.


Warren Potter

Date: 1932 

Description: Warren Potter, holding a bucket, poses with his sheep and lambs. There is a road in the background and a farmstead on the other side of the road.


Grading the Road

Date: 1931 

Description: Men using horse drawn and gasoline powered road equipment work on Highway 80 near Rockbridge. A wooded bluff rises steeply behind a farmhouse. Barns, a sil...


Norman Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...


Arthur Stubb

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Arthur Stubb, 13, a student at Peck School, "dragging the field before the grain was planted." He poses wearing a cap, jacket and bib overalls, with the re...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. Sections appear in pink, yellow, and blue. On the...

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