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Abandoned Farmhouse

Date: 1962 

Description: Abandoned farmhouse, rear view, along Highway 131.

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.


Hillsboro City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of Hillsboro's City Hall. It was constructed in 1937 with assistance from a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project. The lowe...


Wesley Barton


Description: Outdoor portrait of Wesley Barton, founder of Barton (now Burr), Corners.

Date: 1963 

Description: View from street of group of local boys taking part in a celebration of National Bicycle Week. Members of the Shaker-Callaway Post of the VFW were on hand...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Display of a glass of beer, and a bottle of Heinie's Old Lager Beer bottle, and a bottle of Heinie's Strong Beer. There are cigarettes in an ashtray, flowe...

Date: 1957-04 

Description: Three men from the Arms family make maple syrup outdoors. From left to right are Lewis, Bernard, and Otis Arms.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Field Veterans Memorial Lake towards St. Joseph's Memorial Hospital, built in 1953, alongside Hansberry Hospital, Hillsburo's first hospital es...


Description: Exterior view of the Hillsboro Brewery when it was operated by Joseph Buzucha in the early 1900's.


Description: Interior view one of of Hillsboro's early libraries. The library was located in the back of Addie Lind's millinery shop where it connected to an adjoining...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1966-05-19 ca.

Description: View of a barn and farm buildings against the early morning light. Budding trees are in the foreground, and a hill with trees are in the background.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Fishing implements on the shoreline of the Mississippi River, and a bluff in the background.

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior view across road of a creamery. The front of the creamery has a roof supported with columns over the elevated driveway and loading dock for delive...

Date: 1945-07-12 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, a Hillsboro native, in conversation with his mother, Mrs. Myrta Mitscher (left), and his wife, Frances Smalley Mitscher, aft...

Date: 1965-05-30 

Description: Pasture hillside with 2-wheeled cart and a tree in the foreground.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Jefferson Street looking east, with houses on either side.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Genoa.


Bottling House


Description: The interior of the bottling house at Hillsboro Brewery. The bottling equipment is numbered 1 through 5 and the following description is included with the...


Mississippi River

Date: 1964-09-06 ca.

Description: View over the CBQ railroad tracks. A tree line grows between the railroad tracks and the Mississippi River, which is visible in the background.

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