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Photograph

Millinery Shop

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mrs. Rossing's millinery shop. Left to right: Mrs. Rossing, Viola Rossing, Anna Davis and the trimmer.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Photograph

State Highway 81

Date: 1980-11 

Description: View down road of intersection along State Hwy 81. The Frudden Lumber Company Paint Supply Store is on the left.

Photograph

Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-22 

Description: Man weighing a box on a Toledo scale at the Belmont Creamery.

Date:  

Description: This photocopy of a map shows the paper city of Wiota on the East Pecatonica River in Lafayette County. After this village failed to prosper, some of its...

Date: 1925 

Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colon...

Photograph

Bride and Groom

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The groom offers his arm, while the father of the bridge prepares to step away at the Saalzaa-Ziemer wedding at the Argyle Methodist Church. Watching are t...

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Side view of Mazzuchelli's chapel with windows.

Photograph

Dunn Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1950 

Description: Front view of Primitive Methodist Church, built in 1864.

Photograph

Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

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.

Drawing

Fort Defiance

Date: 1994 

Description: Drawing of Fort Defiance.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The wo...

Photograph

Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive pulling into a railroad depot and yards. The depot is a two-story building. Two wagons are parked near the depot...

Date: 1925 

Description: View across lawn of exterior of the Catholic Church, a stone and brick building with stained glass windows. A man is walking down the tree-lined sidewalk o...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of a street scene featuring a central business district bordered by sidewalks and storefronts. A number of people are standing on the sidewalk and wal...

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