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Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.
Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...
Description: Stereoview of a very large number of judges standing crowded at the very small end of a pier in Devil's Lake. The occasion is the Grand Regatta held June 2...
Date: 1962-07-01 ca.
Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.
Description: View from road of a man standing near his overturned car smoking a cigarette. His coat is lying across the side of the car. In the background is a barbed w...
Description: View from water of two unidentified men standing on the shoreline near the dance pavilion on the north shore of Devil's Lake.
Date: date unknown
Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...
Description: Nellie Arms, aunt of Lewis Arms, holds a cat outdoors at the farm she shared with her husband Bernard.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A crowd has gathered at a well preserved large stone barn with a cupola. Two men with cameras watch the scene from a hatch in the roof; there is a van wit...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.
Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Another animal, unidentified, stands behind the tuba player.
Description: A group portrait of Pearl Clough, Myrtle Stoddard, Fraua Wiswall, Zilla Wiswall, and Roy Stoddard (probably left to right). Three of the women are posed to...
Description: A seated self-portrait of the photographer. He wears eyeglasses, and a suit with vest and floppy cravat.
Description: Workmen stand on damaged and partly submerged railroad track on the west shore of the Wisconsin River.
Description: A parade consisting of a band and baseball players walks down Main Street to celebrate the opening day of Little League baseball in Reedsburg.
Description: The third grade class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: A studio portrait of a double wedding. The wedding was held September 19, 1953 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.
On the right is the wedding party of Norbert Me...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of a man and woman sitting in a canoe on Lake Delton. On the left is part of what appears to be a boathouse.
Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Devil's Doorway in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees can be seen to the right and below. The lake, bluffs...
Description: A patrolman, as local highway crewmen were known, filling a crack on State Highway 12 in Sauk County.
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