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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of female students posing with Indian clubs in a gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf.

Date: 1999 ca.

Description: Indoor plants in the dining room window at the Quinney farm.

Photograph

School for the Deaf

Date: 1912 after

Description: Exterior view of School for the Deaf. School also called State Institute for the Deaf and Dumb. Walker Hall can be viewed at the right side of the photo. T...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early spring. The home of A.H. Allyn is on the left. A covered fountain is in the Allyn ya...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Possibly the officers of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Junior National Association of the Deaf sitting in front of the historical marker documenting Wiscons...

Photograph

Highland Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Highland Hotel on Delavan Lake.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of the J.M. Bailey Jr. Marble Works storefront. From the "Combination Atlas-Map of Walworth Co.", Chicago

Photograph

Retired Farmers

Date: 2013-10 

Description: Two retired farmers, Richard Quinney, photographer, on the right wearing a baseball cap with the phrase "Life is good" stitched on it, and his cousin, wear...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Elmer Willis Sesl (sp?) farm. The photograph has the term "Exhibit "B"" written on the front in ink.

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Delavan with inset of the State Institute for Deaf and Dumb.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view across harvested field towards a man holding a rake and standing next to a horse-drawn wagon, and two women in the wagon sitting...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

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

Walworth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Delavan's Circus Colony Historic Marker

Date: 1963-08-09 

Description: Gordon Yadon, a member of the Mabie Brothers circus tent, and Mary Lou Lawrence, aerialist and trapeze artist, reading the historical marker documenting De...

Photograph

Driving in Delavan

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a tree lined dirt road from the passenger seat of a Ford Model T, including hood ornament.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

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