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Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of exterior of Trailer Truck and Body Co. repair services. Four men are posed in front of garage. One man is wearing a suit, the others wear work clot...


Lincoln Monument

Date: 1922 

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Downtown aerial view with the Milwaukee River and City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of a street scene in downtown, featuring a small park with a fountain, and many pedestrians.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...


Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Map or Atlas

Waupaca, Wis.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupaca.


Depot and Train

Date: 1925 

Description: View along railroad tracks towards the Rewey railroad station. A locomotive spewing smoke into the air is approaching the depot, and passengers are standin...

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two International trucks parked outside Atkin & Tharp grocery store with shipments of produce. The grocer leans against one of the trucks and the delivery...

Date: 1954-11-18 

Description: Exterior view of a large service station with three groups of gasoline pumps in front, located at 2629 West Broadway in Monona. The building has a sales ro...


Description: Letterhead of the Sanitary Refrigerator Company of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, manufacturers of wood and steel refrigerators, with an elevated three-quarter vi...

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: View from the Water Street Bridge over the Waupaca River toward the Waupaca Water Department.

Date: 1930-06-07 

Description: View from street of the facade of the Capitol Theatre at 209 State Street. The marquee is advertising the movie, "Journey's End." There is a crowd on the s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Fox River near Appleton from an elevated railroad track. The fourth lock is located to the extreme right crossing the river. Railroad cars and...

Date: 1937-09-08 

Description: Two employees of the Sibley, Lindsay, and Curr Company (Sibley's) department store load a washing machine from a loading dock onto the bed of an Internatio...


Edna Leonard

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Edna Leonard, a student at Northey School, poses on a horse on the Fred Leonard farm. There is an automobile and other horses in the background, as well as...


Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scenes of the Sauk County Courthouse, Baraboo, Wisconsin, with broken tree limbs littering the lawn; trees bow under the weight of ice. Commercial b...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View along sidewalk of Main Street, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and walking across the street. Storefronts line both sides of the street.

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