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Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...


Gurney's Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the living room at Gurney's Inn, built in 1926 by W. J. and Maude Gurney. The room is filled with furniture that surrounds a fireplace on the...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...


Norwegian Milkmaids

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two Norwegians milkmaids stand together on Grjotlid Road, holding cans of milk on yokes around their necks. They are standing at the edge of a steep hill,...

Date: 1922 

Description: View across yard of the public school, a one-story wood frame L-shaped building on a hill. There are groups of students standing on the stairs at the entra...


Description: A woman stands next to a boulder along a drive leading to cabins. "BOULDER LODGE" is printed on the boulder. Boulder Lodge is located on Ghost Lake.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite seated portrait of Mrs. Gerhard Inbusch. She is wearing a large brooch with a lace collar.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: The interior of a Freedom House, used by civil rights workers, is decorated with a United States flag and several posters on a wall. A bench below the flag...


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of the fork in the Krueger's driveway. To the left the road leads to the Krueger home, with a truck parked in front. The fork to the right leads to th...

Date: 1946 

Description: A television crew worker films "Iowa's First Television Show" while an audience looks on. The sign reads, "Iowa's First Television Show In Cooperation With...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

Date: 1937-06-02 

Description: McCoy's Ice Cream Parlor, 507 State Street, with soda fountain & bar.


Central Hotel

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior of Central Hotel on corner lot from street. There is a dog lying on the porch on the left, and a man relaxing in a chair with his feet on a post o...

Date: 1878 before

Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Janine Dagons resting her chin on a table with an origami peace crane sitting in front of her.


Fisher Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of Ida Fisher.

Date: 1933 

Description: View of the home of Charles Miller from the southeast.

Date: 1957-10-17 

Description: The history of tea service was shown by a display of tea pots in the Wisconsin Historical Society Women's Auxiliary exhibit, "Tides of Taste." The image s...

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