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Drawing

Milking Time

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...

Photograph

Hotel and Motorcar

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of hotel with balcony above entrance on corner, and a clock tower. Motorcar with several people are on the left.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Hay fork and tub in the haymow of the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster announcing People's Art Fest, a free concert event that took place three miles west of Whitewater. Featured Soup, Fuse, Oz, Tongue, Shortstuff Hope,...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Morris Pratt Institute. The roof line has an ornate iron railing running around its perimeter and the railings on the...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Whitewater Public Library.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground is a man with a cow and a haystack, with a family and a farmstead in the background. Walworth Co.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

Postcard

Lake Lawn Hotel

Date:  

Description: View of the hotel through the trees.

Photograph

Walworth Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. A large librarian's desk...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Pathways lead through a treed lawn to the neo-classical styled White Memorial Library, funded by Mary Flavia White. In front of the library stands Birge F...

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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

Drawing

Moulding Mill

Date: 1861 

Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.

Photograph

Rhythm Band

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Members of the rhythm bands from the Woods and Fontana state graded schools pose outdoors holding their instruments. The children in the front row and on t...

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Description: Exterior view from road of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Above the main...

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