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Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1931 

Description: Cover of a Wisconsin tourism pamphlet for the 1932 season.


Stocking Fish


Description: Conservation advocate Sigurd Olson stocking smallmouth bass in the canoe country near the Minnesota-Canadian border.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of two dogs and five men. In the background are tents among trees. Two of the men are holding a pole strung with their fish catch.

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...


Man Frying Trout


Description: A man frys a trout in a pan over a campfire.


Description: View of five men standing outside holding full lines of fish they caught at Nature Lovers Paradise resort located on Jackson Lake. In the background are tw...

Date: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

Date: 1895 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of two boys with fishing poles, one is wearing a hat and the other is holding a hat. In the background men are u...

Date: 1908 

Description: This map shows counties, roads, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and portions of surrounding states. Also included is a list of railroads showing miles and g...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a group of people cooking over an open fire at a campsite. One man is blowing the fire underneath a kettle, while two other men look on. A...


Morris Resort

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a dog on a dock watching family fishing near shoreline of Eau Claire Lake.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This map includes illustrations, a location map, text, lakes fishing guide, beaches, harbor and yacht clubs, and bathymetric maps of 10 lakes: Beechwood La...


Description: Edward R. Murrow sits in a boat smoking a cigarette, having just caught a Walleyed Pike while fishing in a lake in northern Wisconsin. His unidentified com...

Date: 1954-01-17 

Description: Portrait of Oscar Dary at a fish weighing station.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.


Description: Group portrait of three young women wearing boots standing outdoors and holding onto a heavy line of fish. On the left are some wooden boats, the one in th...


Lone Fisherman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishes from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Moses Pauquette shows off his catch of fish with his fishing creel at his tavern on Water Street. He stands before the bar, leaning on his left arm. His ca...

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