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Date: 1898 

Description: This 1896 map of the Chain-O-Lakes region of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams, some topography, archaeological sites, roads, railroad...

Date: 1913 

Description: View across yard towards Carl Peterson sitting next to his son James holding the reins of two horses while sitting on a wagon. In the background are farm b...

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map shows the contour depths of the Chain O' Lakes in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, and includes 15 cross sections of the lakes. Roads, parks, the W...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white photograph looking across unpaved North Main Street towards commercial buildings. Two horse-drawn carriages and one horse-drawn freight wag...

Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View down center of an unpaved Main Street with commercial buildings along sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked near the curb and moving further down...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson posing with a wooden rowboat that has been tipped on its side. Laurie is standing behind the boat, leaning on one arm. Muriel is...

Photograph

Telephone Linemen

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Group portrait of four telephone linemen standing together, three of them wearing pole climbing spikes (or spurs). The man leaning on the pole is Carl Pete...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a young boy, fixing a dilapidated wagon outdoors. He is attempting to reattach the wheel. A can of grease is sitting on the wagon bed.

Photograph

White Bass Fishing

Date: 1973 

Description: Two men are kneeling on a dock along the Wolf River, each holding two stringers of white bass they have caught.

Date: 1989 

Description: Red Ford Mustangs are a center of attention at the 1989 Iola Old Car Show.

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of the Chain-O-Lakes in Waupaca, including Indian trails. The path of the Waupaca Electric Railway from the Grand View Hotel to the Wisconsin Central...

Photograph

Ward Hotel

Date: 1925 

Description: A three-story wooden structure with front porch identified as the Ward Hotel by a large sign on the front of the building. Several automobiles are parked d...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View from street towards the high school.

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated view of a Labor Day parade with more than thirty identical automobiles in a long line. Crowds are watching from the sidewalk.

Date: 1967 

Description: Carlson's One Stop Market located on STH 22.

Map or Atlas

Waupaca, Wis.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupaca.

Photograph

Life on the River

Date: 2014-07 

Description: View from back of river boat on a tour of a river. People are sitting on benches wearing hats and holding up umbrellas. A man is piloting the boat from a s...

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: View from the Water Street Bridge over the Waupaca River toward the Waupaca Water Department.

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