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Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the boat landing in front of Cliff House, a resort hotel, in Devil's Lake State Park. Two men show off their catch of seven fis...

Postcard

County Jail

Date: 1906 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the County Jail surrounded by a lawn. A sidewalk leads to wide stone steps that rise up to an arched entrance. The...

Photograph

Mine Building

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mining building. Possibly in Ironton.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an urban main street in the foreground and a rural landscape in the background.

Photograph

Central House

Date: 1896-04-12 

Description: View of a burning Central House engulfed in smoke with a crowd of spectators gathered to watch.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man wearing a cap and apron holds a (likely taxidermied) Tom turkey while a second man offers the turkey a drink from a bottle. Wooden boxes labelled "Ol...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

Photograph

Woolen Mills

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill.

Photograph

Slide

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a water slide at Mirror Lake State Park. A woman rides down the slide into the lake, and a few people stand on the platform behind h...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Photograph

Two Men on a Bench

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Carl Bohnsack (left) and August Marquardt seated on a bench outside a jewelry store.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Trinity Episcopal Church, a stone church at 111 Sixth Street.

Date: 1906 

Description: Mr. Kleinlein poses outdoors with a photograph in his hand. There is a large building on a hill in the background.

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street in the central business district. The street is lined with businesses, and a few have awnings over their storefronts...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the public school, a wood building with two front entrances and a belfry. A flagpole, a pile of fuel wood and a seesaw on the left. Surrounded by...

Date: 1909 

Description: The home of Carl L. Buelow, a combination of a log and frame house, also used as a saloon. A rod at the left corner can be used to hang a sign. A chair sit...

Photograph

Trees on a Horizon

Date: 1965-06-26 ca.

Description: View of a line of pine trees atop a small hill.

Photograph

Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree-cov...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Devil's Lake from the top of the bluffs, talus slope visible on right.

Date: 1955-05-20 

Description: Elevated view over crowd towards speaker during Women's Auxiliary 5th annual pilgrimage to historic sites in Wisconsin. Over 200 members and guests made th...

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