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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a dam with a mill behind it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn and driveway of cottages at the Schofield Hotel. "Idleawyle" is on the left, and "Hummingbird" is on the right. Flowers are planted next t...


Vacant Hotel

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Unidentified frame building, very probably an old hotel, apparently vacant at the time of this photograph.

Date: 1931 

Description: Farmhouse with accommodations for tourists. There are bushes and trees in the lawn, and a bench and lawn swing.

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the devastation after a flood in central Black River Falls.

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of automobiles and trucks gathered in connection with the distribution of brook trout fish. The “milk” cans in sight presumably contain finge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of people posing on the porch and yard of a wooden house. Identified as the home of J.J. McGillivray, located on the east side on the northwest...


Attack On Brest

Date: 1944-09-08 

Description: View of the attack on Brest, France, an important Channel port, from German forces on Hill 105. Eventually, after a fierce defense, the Germans surrendered...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view from street of a stone church with a rose window and steps up to the entrance.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows the Nakoma neighborhood in Madison including the "Proposed Golf Ground." The map reads: "Nakoma--the Suburb Superb." The map includes texts...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Tartaglia, a rotund figure who w...

Date: 1911 

Description: View across street of the German Lutheran Church. There is a lamppost and a sign at the foot of the stairs. A fenced-in churchyard is on the right. The par...


Collage Postcard

Date: 1908-11-16 

Description: Collage photographic postcard of scenes of Colfax. In the center oval is the text, "Colfax, Wis. Looks Good To Me," however the "Looks Good To Me" is cross...


Masonic Temple

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map of Wisconsin and Minnesota shows proposed railroads, copper mines, marshes, villages, mills, reefs, notes about shorelines, and references to mini...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map shows plat of the town, local streets, plank roads, and part of the Fox River. The bottom of the map includes annotations, probably in pencil.

Map or Atlas

Geneva Wisconsin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map of Geneva shows lots and acreages, reserved land, and public squares. Streets and Lake Geneva are labeled. The map includes manuscript annotations...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View over parked cars towards a law enforcement vehicle driving along on the other side of the street. A group of people, mostly African American, are gath...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.


Doctor of Laffs

Date: 1930-09-27 

Description: Man in a tophat, suit, and cape holding a doctor's bag. His hat says "Doctor of Laffs".

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