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High School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Full view of high school with small group of people sitting on front stairs and an automobile parked in front. Houses in background.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of many buildings in Reedsburg.


McFetridge House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Tudor Style stone and stucco home of E.P. McFetridge, president of the Island Woolen Mill Company.

Date: 1999-06-30 before

Description: Menu for a reception at L'Etoile Restaurant for the School of Organic Farming and Cooking at Taliesin, with the school logo and a background photograph of...


Portrait of a Cat

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A hand-colored portrait of the Trimpey family cat, Mary, posed by a small Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with ribbon garland and there is a toy mou...


Angel in the Woods

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A model posed as an angel sits on the ground in front of a sylvan backdrop, warming her hands over a fire. She wears wings and a dress of diaphanous materi...


Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...


Tractor Dealership

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A clean and well lit International Harvester showroom with two tractors, a manure spreader and pickup truck. The Farmall tractor in the foreground has rubb...


Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Date: 1925 

Description: View from bluff of Crystal Lake and surrounding rolling hills. There is a dairy farm in the foreground at the bottom of the bluff. Cows are grazing in fiel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with houses in foreground, and hills on the horizon in the background.


Decaying Wood Lot

Date: 1960-05-29 ca.

Description: Rotted sections of firewood abandoned in a country woodlot. Circular cut logs are strewn about the ground. Nearby is a stack of lumber.

Date: 1942-06-13 

Description: Three illegal gambling machines in the Dell View hotel.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A yellow mount stereograph of the railroad tracks skirting the edge of Devil's Lake, with several boats tied up alongside. From the stereograph series "The...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1900 

Description: View of the Little Prairie school.

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: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.

Date: 1912-11-02 

Description: Workmen use a crane to erect the gate guides for the power house.

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Baraboo and its surroundings, showing the ancient mound city, the water power, and thoroughfares, drawn by William H. Canfield. Canfield includes sk...

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