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Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer views of the hotel and nearby Gateway Inn in color, and overlapp...

Photograph

Snowshoeing

Date: 1924 

Description: A man, likely Ferdinand Hotz, on short snowshoes carrying a long walking stick and his coat. A camera case and pair of ice skates hang from straps around h...

Photograph

Skiing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four skiers start down a snow-covered slope while others look on.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A family with skiing equipment stands in front of a lodge in winter. View features a large multi-story lodge with many windows and evergreen trees.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of people playing winter sports (sking and skating) at Virginia Kendall Park, a large, snow-covered area with a dwelling in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...

Photograph

Ski Tow

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several skiers are pulled up a snow-covered hill by a ski tow while several others wait in line and another skier looks on from the hill.

Date:  

Description: Three women and a man slide down a snowy hill on a wooden toboggan.

Date: 1956-01-23 

Description: Terry Thomas, left, a member of the West High School Girls' Curling Club, prepares to send a stone down a sheet at the Madison Curling Club. Waiting with t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A boy dressed in knickers clears the ice in preparation to fish next to his family's ice shanty.

Date: 1970 

Description: Color advertising photograph of a woman and two children with a toboggan and an International Scout 4x4 pickup truck. A snow-covered sledding hill is in th...

Date: 1960-02-14 

Description: Portrait of Larry Bergh, Eau Claire, rising young star of the Blackhawk Ski Club jumping tournament.

Date: 1985 

Description: Steve Brown of Madison crouching on ice and holding a curling stone. He wears sweater with a patch that reads: "U.S. Men's National Curling Championship, M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene with Mary and Nelson Ross of Ross' Teal Lake Lodge. They are posing in the snow with skis and snowshoes.

Date: 1988-01-02 

Description: Bundled-up boys ride their tubes down an icy slope in Mee-Kwon Park.

Date: 1954-01-17 

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

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Date: 1956-02-25 

Description: Four members of the Wauwatosa High School curling team wear Scottish tams while squatting around two curling stones and two brooms and admiring their award...

Historical Essay

Wooden Curling Stone

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wooden curling stone used near Lodi, Wisconsin in the 19th century. (Museum object #1957.205)
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