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Description: The bi-plane constructed by Melvin Thompson during the years 1918-1920 on his farm near the former quarry in Lamont Township.


Two Men Picnicking

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men at a picnic spread on the grass.

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: First and last pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: In order to undertake a trans-Atlantic flight to Norway, Clyde Allen Lee sought financial support from the local Oshkosh clothing company. Toward that end...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of a house in a residential neighborhood. A carport or porte-cochere is on the left of the front porch. Two women stand in the ya...

Map or Atlas


Date: 1800 after

Description: Ink and pencil on paper. A paper city on the site of what is now Appleton, Wisconsin. Shows plat of city, streets, and Fox River. Includes textual descript...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Large group passing between serving tables at a picnic in honor of Dr. Jones, for fifty years the town's physician.

Date: 1914-10-08 before

Description: Interior pages of the souvenir menu for a dinner given by Mr. Edward A. Uhrig to Mr. Alvin P. Kletzsch, Mr. Emil H. Ott, and Mr. Waldemar Kremer at Republi...

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...


Description: Men on wagons carrying large boiler, etc., posing in sham-battle horseplay, probably in Cross Plains. In the background is a bluff.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

A faithful tug of old Milwaukee days

Date: 1921-4-03

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Historical Object

105 - Camping Trip Scenes


Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...


Circus World Train

Date: 1972-07-05 

Description: View of local residents standing in the grass watching the Circus World Museum Train pass through Elroy and Union Center. The train, which did not normally...

Date: 1928 

Description: View down valley of a procession of hundreds of pilgrims walking up the hill to St. Anne's Chapel which is lined with Stations of the Cross. The crowd is w...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11


Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own

Date: 1936-07-08 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...

County: Manitowoc

City: Manitowoc


Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...

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