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Date: 1920 

Description: Elevated-view illustration of the John Lauson Manufacturing Company factory. The company made Lauson tractors and Lauson Frost King gasoline engines.

Date: 1943 

Description: Map shows the town of St. Catherine, Wisconsin, between Lake Street and Doty Street as it appeared on January 3, 1852. Map is situated facing north with La...

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...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Hayton Opera House and the connecting building which is now the Hayton Bar.

Date: 1921-06 

Description: Swarm of bees on a fencepost and barbed wire. A hive sits directly underneath the swarm. Frank Buhl is the owner of this photograph.

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....

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...

Date: 1925 

Description: Advertisement for Lauson gasoline and kerosene engines and tractors with a slogan reading "Built Up to a Standard - Not Down to a Price." The advertisement...

Photograph

St. Mary's School

Date: 1906 

Description: View of St. Mary's School.

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for the Lauson 15-25 tractor featuring a color illustration of a farmer using the tractor and plow in a field, surrounded by an Art Deco-styl...

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.

Date: 1921-06 

Description: Frank Buhl is standing next to a swarm of bees on a fence post and barbed wire. A beehive is directly beneath the swarm. Buhl, who is wearing suspenders, i...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Intersection in downtown Chilton.

Photograph

Lake Winnebago

Date: 1963-08-11 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the northern end of Lake Winnebago, seen from High Cliff State Park. The sunset is subdued by a large cloud formation over the lake. On th...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Brillion News Print Shop where a printer and his assistants pose around a press and work tables.

Photograph

Miss Scott

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission, built in about 1834.

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

Chief Red Bird

Date: 1963 

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

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