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The Dixon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of the Dixon, a Victorian-era house with rooms for guests. There is a flag on the porch and an automobile is parked in the back o...

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the city of Louisville, Kentucky on the Ohio River showing streets and numbered lots. The Ohio River, Corn Island, and the Louisville and Portland C...


Rudy Lein

Date: 1943 

Description: Rudy Lein, owner of the Standard Oil Gas Station, standing next to an air pump outside of the station. He wears a Standard Service cap and a bowtie. Behind...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn and driveway of cottages at the Schofield Hotel. "Idleawyle" is on the left, and "Hummingbird" is on the right. Flowers are planted next t...


Vacant Hotel

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Unidentified frame building, very probably an old hotel, apparently vacant at the time of this photograph.

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of automobiles and trucks gathered in connection with the distribution of brook trout fish. The “milk” cans in sight presumably contain finge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of people posing on the porch and yard of a wooden house. Identified as the home of J.J. McGillivray, located on the east side on the northwest...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view from street of a stone church with a rose window and steps up to the entrance.

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the German Lutheran Church. There is a lamppost and a sign at the foot of the stairs. A fenced-in churchyard is on the right. The par...


Collage Postcard

Date: 1908-11-16 

Description: Collage photographic postcard of scenes of Colfax. In the center oval is the text, "Colfax, Wis. Looks Good To Me," however the "Looks Good To Me" is cross...


Masonic Temple

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map of Wisconsin and Minnesota shows proposed railroads, copper mines, marshes, villages, mills, reefs, notes about shorelines, and references to mini...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map shows plat of the town, local streets, plank roads, and part of the Fox River. The bottom of the map includes annotations, probably in pencil.

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View over parked cars towards a law enforcement vehicle driving along on the other side of the street. A group of people, mostly African American, are gath...


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".


A Tavern in Theresa

Date: 1991-11 

Description: Theresa landmark disappeared over the weekend as part of the highway improvement plan. Originally built by Morris Lehner, the tavern and restaurant was a p...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View down snowy hill towards a team of U.S. Army Engineers traveling the Russian countryside in horse-drawn sleighs for the purpose of constructing a map o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from intersection towards a drugstore on the left corner. A service station with a sign that says "NASH" is next door. Further down is a house and wha...

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