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Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a car coming down a road. There is a fence on the left near trees, and there are telephone poles in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A nurse instructs two mothers about baby shoes.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1907 

Description: Wisconsin Central locomotive No #50 and pile driver No #2 working near Owen. Men stand on and around the tracks.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fairchild and Northeastern Railroad depot, with first train into Willard on the Fairchild and Northeastern Line.

Date: 1908-03-02 

Description: Colorized postcard of a river and tree-lined shore. Rocks are visible in the river and a bridge can be seen in the background.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Postcard

Tornado Damage

Date: 1924 

Description: Damage caused by a tornado to a barn near Reseburg. The caption notes that the farm was rented and that "moonshine" was being made there. Some locals at t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at the Greenwood lumber camp. The long tables are set with dishes and food, and there is a wood stove between the tables.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage built under Rev. G.N. Foster.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Woodard home. The two-story house is made of brick and has black shutters framing the windows. There is a first and second story outdo...

Photograph

Jim Hightower

Date: 1988 

Description: Texas political activist and broadcaster James Hightower at a political event for Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Catholic church and parsonage.

Date: 1910 

Description: "There never was but one Crop of Land. There never will be another." Shows towns, boundaries, roads, schoolhouses, sawmills, cheese factories, and creameri...

Date: 1880 

Description: This 1880 map of Clark County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, rivers and lakes, dams...

Photograph

Reed School

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Reed School teacher, Mrs. Orvilla Zillic, and her 17 students pose for a photograph. Built in 1915, the school became the Wisconsin Historical Society's 10...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of the public school, a large two-story brick building with a belfry. Young trees lining the pathway to the entrance.

Photograph

Owen Railroad Depot

Date: 1919 

Description: The office of the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad. Left to right: Bert Spaulding, an Owen business man; mail clerk Frank Dick; L.H. Lu...

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