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Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.


Girls' Gym Class

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls playing basketball outdoors at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.


Martha Schilling

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An elderly woman in headscarf, checked dress and sweater, sits outdoors knitting. Identified as Martha Schilling, wife of Adam Rebholz from Portage, Wiscon...


Messenger's Spring

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four men, identified as Charles E. Brown of Milwaukee, Joyce W. Caron, H.E. Cole (second from right), and A.B. Stout, all of Baraboo, rest at Messenger's S...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...


Below the Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women stand on a ledge at Skillet Falls.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Workers pose inside the forms for the east shore abutment at the power dam site.

Date: 1913-04-07 

Description: Five men, two well-dressed, pose on electric rail cars during construction of the dam.

Date: 1910 

Description: Three women and a man posed on and around the porch of the Monroe House. Potted plants, a flower box, and vines grace the porch.


Lloyd Jones Sisters

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Portrait of Ellen Lloyd Jones and her sister Jane Lloyd Jones standing in front of the Hillside School which they founded and managed. Both sisters wear ey...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Betsy Nofsinger, a neighbor of Bernard and Nellie Arms, sits on the grass with several rabbits next to a rabbit hutch.

Date: 1952-08-21 

Description: Lewis Arms is seated in a 1949 yellow Hudson convertible at Bernard Arms's farm. A man is standing in the background near another automobile parked near th...


Scene at Plain

Date: 1921 

Description: View of men standing near a T-intersection. The three-story building on the left side of the intersection has a sandwich board advertising "Ice Cream." A m...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Another animal, unidentified, stands behind the tuba player.


Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman poses seated in front of a painted forest backdrop. She wears wings and is wrapped in a diaphanous material. On the left on the ground is a s...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A worker stands at the controls of a generator, most likely in the temporary power house at the Prairie du Sac dam site. The steam driven generator produc...

Date: 1912-08-18 

Description: Cooks pose inside the dining hall. Long tables are set for a meal.

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of two men sitting on the street curb near a parked car. There is a garage on the left.

Date: 1911-10-11 

Description: High water on the Wisconsin River has inundated the coffer dam at the construction site. The narrow gauge railroad (curved line in foreground, right) is n...

Date: 1948-02-27 

Description: Group portrait of Mrs. Wilson (Audrey) Fahlberg and her children, Karen, 8, and Wilson Jr., 4 at their trailer home at Badger Village. Mrs. Wilson is the p...

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