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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with two-story stone house having porch on at least two sides. L.E. Johnson was the neighbor of B.F. Halin. The farm wa...

Map or Atlas

Map of Pekatolica

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...


Street Scene

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the central business district in a rural community. A group of people on the landing of a store. A cart with a pair of horses at hitching post.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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


School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

Date: 1904 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. On the top, bottom, and sides of map are advertise...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of St. Augustine Church. Alter and pews.


Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River with trees lining its banks.


Stone Farmhouse

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse in the vicinity of Shullsburg, "typical of early stone houses in southwestern Wisconsin."


Lovers Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lovers Lane, which a dirt road with a sidewalk and bridge on the right. There are power lines in the foreground, and a town in the background. Ther...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church. Built by Rev. Samuel Mazzuchelli in 1844.


Esther Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Esther Peterson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses leaning against a tree on a hill while holding a baseball bat. There is a road and f...

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.

Date: 1944 before

Description: Scene painted on the side of a barn.


County Trunk F

Date: 1925 

Description: View down steep road with guard rail. A car is parked on the side of the road on the right. Over the railing, there is a river and a town with a church bui...

Date: 2012-02-25 

Description: A view of Blanchardville through trees, from a hill above the school.


Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down an unpaved road. On the right side of the street, two men pose at a gasoline filling station.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Copeland Opera House sign and cornice.

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