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Date: 1924 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd with his arms spread wide for emphasis. This photograph is thought to have been taken during the 1924 presi...

Photograph

Miss Scott

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Miriam Scott of Stockbridge, Wisconsin, a sister of E.W. Scott.

Date: 1907-06-20 

Description: Postcard of North Main Street. Buildings line the right side of the street and there are several large trees along the sidewalk. Text below reads "N. Main...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leander Schierl, Wendelin Schierl, and a young boy inside Schierl's Blacksmith Shop. Leander bends over, shoeing the horse, while his father observes. On t...

Date: 1948 

Description: Man smoothing a road with a Meili-Blumberg (MB) Model 10 power grader attached to an International MD tractor. According to the original caption, the power...

Photograph

Raymond Alpin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Raymond Alpin, president of the Potter School District No. 3 PTA stands in the doorway of his garage. There is a large Firestone advertisement on the left....

Photograph

Kraus House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Kraus House, lodging operated by Hubert Kraus, and once used as a Civil War drill house. The building was razed in 1936 according to some local residents....

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Wilmer Schulz checking the syrup in a modern evaporator near High Cliff State Park. Schulz stands with an testing tool in front of one of the...

Map or Atlas

Plot of Brillion

Date: 1863 

Description: This plat map of Brillion is ink and pencil on paper. The front of the map shows a plat of the town, roads, and Spring Creek, and includes a significant ha...

Photograph

Chief Red Bird

Date: 1963 

Description: Statue of Winnebago Indian Chief Red Bird with Lake Winnebago in the background.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian Mission with men standing near its entrance.

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving between hills with trees in autumn color. There are flowers in the fields on both sides of the road. Text at foo...

Date: 1933 

Description: Students sitting at their desks with their books open at Potter School, District No. 3. Magazines and newspapers hang on a line strung against the back wal...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Photograph

Cemetery Visit

Date: 1958 

Description: Local historian William F. Wolf visiting the Native American cemetery. In the background is a barn and a silo and other farm buildings.

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Photograph

Aluminum Warehouse

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Aluminum Specialty Company warehouse, East Main street at railroad tracks.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Chilton Branch of the Falk Jung & Borchert Brewing Company, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It includes, on the left, an elevated...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Intersection in downtown Chilton.

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