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Description: Memohead of the Banner Printing Company of Jefferson, Wisconsin, which printed "The Jefferson Banner" newspaper. On the left is a banner hanging from a pos...


Ixonia School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A one-story frame country school with a single door. There is a row of trees and a fence on the right.


Methodist Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Methodist Church. Children play with a wagon on the sidewalk in front of the church. Two sets of stairs lead to a side entrance and to a main...

Date: 1939-03-16 

Description: Fort Atkinson street view with automobiles parked in front of The Hat Shop, Pittsburgh paint products, W.H. McNitt Co. grocery and J.C. Penney Company.


Costume Party


Description: Group of Caucasian individuals dressed up as African Americans, in blackface and eating watermelon.

Date: 1914 after

Description: A view of the facade and side of St. Mark's Parish School. A dirt lot is next to the building.

Date: 1934 

Description: Man wearing a hat and standing in shoulder-high field of Reed Canary Grass. A swatch of grass in the foreground has been cut.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men are seated holding guitars, probably in a music store. There are more instruments on the floor in front of them and hanging on the wall behind them...

Date: 1899 

Description: William Krueger sits between the twins, Edgar and Jennie Krueger. There is a fur rug on the floor.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A hand-colored Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, shows township and section divisions, towns, villages and post offices, rural residents, railroads, road...


Description: Horse-drawn carriage elaborately decorated with flowers appears to be stopped off parade route. The carriage is carrying four women wearing formal dresses...


Aztalan Museum

Date:  ca.

Description: Aztalan Museum, exterior of building. The original building was used as a church and constructed was concluded in 1852.


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...


Krueger Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Krueger family in front of the old house, taken at the time of Grandfather Goetsch's funeral.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Jefferson Prairie Marker, a monument marking the settlement of Jefferson Prairie in 1838. The text on the marker reads: Ole Knutson Nattestad, first No...

Date: 1947-01-27 

Description: W. D. James of the James Manufacturing Company of Fort Atkinson presenting a watch to John Olson, head of the research and development department, commemor...

Historical Object

Stuart's Valentine

Date: 1901 

Description: A commercially printed Valentine's Day card and two photographs are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted daisies. The card, labeled "The Fi...


Description: Elevated view of parade. Crowds are gathered on either side of the street, many holding umbrellas. Women are walking two-by-two carrying flags in parade. F...

Historical Object

Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

Date: 1906 

Description: Stuart, left, and Frank Fargo, both dressed in bib overalls, posing in front of the open door of a carriage house. Stuart is wearing a broad brimmed hat. T...

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