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Map or Atlas

Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A map of Lake Geneva, including the villages of Williams Bay and Fontana, and a portion of the city of Lake Geneva. The Chicago and Northwestern Railway li...

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Postcard

Walworth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Walworth Avenue, Delavan, Wis. View of a broad downtown street.

Date: 1905-10-07 

Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a post office.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.

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...

Postcard

Oak Park

Date: 1909-08 

Description: View of trees and dirt road in Oak Park.

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Black Point

Date: 1958-07 

Description: North front of Black Point, showing the stick style detailing in the gable end. There is a small porch on the third floor with steep stairs leading to the...

Photograph

Dunham School

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Hand-colored photograph of Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower, with a...

Photograph

Race Judges

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The judges for the 1925 Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta held at Lake Geneva are shown aboard Commodore Colonel William Nelson Pelouze's steamer "F...

Date: 1932-02-22 

Description: Two students at the Honey Creek School, District No. 1, pose as if dancing a minuet outside of the school building. The boy and girl are dressed in Eightee...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1905-10-07 

Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Frank B. Fargo, wearing a double-breasted duster and cap, is sitting at the wheel of an open automobile. His wife, Louise Mears Fargo, is sitting beside hi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Whitewater Public Library.

Photograph

School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

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