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Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home

Learn about he home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright and view rare photographs of the building he designed and redesigned during his lifetime.

Date: 1965 

Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...

Date: 1912-05-10 

Description: Work progresses on the wooden concrete forms at the east side of the river. The steam-powered pile drivers are also visible.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School with a bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

Mirror Lake Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: View upriver towards dam. Buildings on shoreline at left. Sign on roof reads: "Mirror Lake Boats."

Photograph

Philbrick Garage

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Five trucks loaded with tires are parked in front of the Philbrick Garage, a Ford and Lincoln dealership at 207 Third Avenue. Boxes on the far right truck...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

Date: 1912-05-17 

Description: Men working from the elevated road on the east end of the power dam, constructing shots (chutes) for the concrete.

Photograph

Oil Lamp

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hillside Home School.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of a slightly elevated view of the post office. There are wide front steps up to the arched entrance from the sidewalk. The arched entra...

Photograph

Energee Gas Station

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from street of a cement block building housing an Energee brand gas station and Ben Doty's Tire Service. Next door on the right is Mueller's Garage, a...

Read about the life of this influential Wisconsonite and his contributions to the field of architecture. Article includes links to many primary sources.

Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of a young woman sitting on a half wall inside the photographer's studio. She is wearing a fashionable dress with a ribbon belt, dark...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior of the Ringling Mansion.

Photograph

Wellington Hotel

Date: 1932 

Description: View from across street of the Wellingon Hotel and Cafe at 142 Fourth Avenue. A portion of the Al. Ringling Theatre is on the right; the Methodist Church i...

Date: 1913-03-11 

Description: Workers pose by a piling coated with sand suspended from a crane.

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