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Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Photograph

At the Fish Pond

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Small group of people, including Alex Krueger, Mrs. E.S. Goetsch, Barnie Goetsch, and Dorothy Goetsch at fishing hole in Shelby Co.

Date: 1905 

Description: A Ringling Brothers poster of "Kings of the Circus World", depicting Alfred, Al., Charles, John and Otto Ringling.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A map of Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota and Iowa, northern Iowa, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing railway lines, with those marked with heavy red line...

Date: 1905-07-04 ca.

Description: Children dressed as literary characters on a 4th of July float. Some children hold banners promoting the library.

Date: 1900-06-17 

Description: Children and adults stand near a figural fountain on Concordia, later Tovoli, Island.

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bluff street looking west.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A postcard of the main walk leading to Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, then Main Hall.

Date: 1904-08 

Description: A prayer station with a depiction of one of the stations of the cross on Holy Hill.

Date: 1900 

Description: A Hydrographic map of Lake Mendota that shows the depths of the lake through contour lines and cross sections of the lake. Also shown in the map are the a...

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

Photograph

Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Photograph

Posing with Horses

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Gust Wendorf, standing in the center, is holding the halters of two horses while his wife, on the right, holds a baby. Mrs. Will stands on the far left, an...

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the ruins of the guardhouse used in 1883. The roof was burned off.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the High School.

Date: 1901-07-28 

Description: View down Main Street, facing east, during Pawnee Bill's Circus Wild West Parade.

Book or Pamphlet

Preston Reynolds' Route Map

Date: 1903 

Description: Map drawn by Preston Reynolds of the route taken by him and his traveling companions on the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers from Kilbourn, Wisconsin to Ro...

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Ruth, holding a cat, and Alice Kressin sitting outdoors on a blanket. Behind them is a side of a half-timbered house.

Date: 1901-07-04 

Description: Syl holds a firecracker while Papa lights it. The exterior of a brick house is the background. Numerous firecrackers litter the ground at Syl's feet.

Photograph

Deering Auto-Mower

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man operating an Auto-Mower in a field. The Auto-Mower was an experimental gas powered mowing machine. This version was likely produced by the Deering Harv...

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