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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view through curtained doorway of the Woodard's Victorian-era home. Elaborate rugs and wallpaper adorn the house, in addition to plants and wooden...

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.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of a typical logging scene, showing a wagon, logs on the ground and two buildings.

Photograph

Jim Hightower

Date: 1988 

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

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...

Date: 1977 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, with his back to the camera, chats with two of his constituents at the Clark County Fair.

Date: 1895 

Description: A group of purebred Hampshire Down ewes stand in a field of rapeseed. In the background behind fences are more fields, and a group of horses grazing. There...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Woodard home. Looking through curtained doorway into the parlor, is a piano, small sofa, conversation table and several chairs. Variou...

Photograph

Obey at the Fair

Date: 1976 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey chats with a constituent manning the dairy bar as part of a campaign shoot.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Granton (vicinity), Clark County, Wisconsin. About 1945. Gathering maple syrup.

Date: 1895 

Description: Purebred Shire and Cleveland bay mares graze on the Neillsville Stock Farm, with haystacks, barn, and a large stripped tree in the center.

Date: 1942 

Description: Eight North Bright School pupils and teacher filling International truck and trailer with scrap metal collected for salvage drive during Governor Julius P....

Photograph

Locomotive

Date: 1910 

Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie railroad locomotive #2024, originally the Wisconsin Central Railroad #89, built by the Schenectady Locomotive Wo...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sawmill with trees, stumps, and lumber in the snow.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Luell's Orchestra consisting of five men. Each member holds an instrument and there are several oth...

Map or Atlas

Map of Owen

Date: 1905 

Description: This blueprint map shows land parcels and roads. The map includes manuscript annotations in what appears to be red pencil.

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