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Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View over parked cars towards a fire ladder truck parked in the street. A police officer is climbing the ladder of the fire truck. On the left behind anoth...


Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A man walks through debris along a metal railing at Cottonwood Villa after an ice storm. The lake, with houses and trees along the shoreline are in the bac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Wisconsin River, seen through trees over a low stone wall, from the grounds of the Ravenswood Hotel. There are benches along the stone-lined wa...


126 Langdon Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wintertime exterior view of 126 Langdon Street, home of J. Howard Palmer and his wife Alice Mears Palmer.


Main Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view down Main Street, with Lake Superior in the distance. There is a cafe on the left and bars on the right. Cars are parked along t...


Description: Unidentified one-room country schoolhouse with posed teacher and pupils standing in front.

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the generator used to power the "Frank H. Thompson Famous Moving Pictures." A belt from the generator stretches to the flywheel on...

Date: 2014-02 

Description: Students walking on the Viterbo University campus in winter. Viterbo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university. On the right are banners, on t...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Two men stand in front of a stone mill house and wooden flume. Another man is just visible crouching inside the doorway of the mill house. The flumes that...


Railroad Station

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view looking down over the railroad station district.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view across street of the facades of furniture and clothing shops.


Gopher Honey Tester

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gopher standing up on hind legs while chewing on a small twig. Lewis Francisco's "Honey Tester."

Caption reads: "This is Billy, the Honey Tester. He belo...


Lake View House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across road of a Lake View House (1869-1950) at N. 3rd Street and N. Main Street. Three-story building with a chimney, a wrap-around balcony and a por...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Three boys pose in front of Hillside Home School near Spring Green.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the First State Capitol, which is a wood frame building, painted white, with a flag and a plaque in front.


Hematite Fan

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A hematite fan, approximately six inches in length, from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. This speci...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: This photograph was likely taken by the International Harvester Overseas Division for promotional purposes. The original caption to the photograph reads: "...


Description: Residential dining room with Christmas decorations and circular table with turkey, set for two places.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a stone building which has a steep, tiled roof, and an awning over the open doorway under the "Wee Hoose" sign. In front are pumps for She...

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