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The Old Mill

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View across water of the Old Mill surrounded by trees and water. Water is coming out of an opening in an archway of the mill. On the left automobiles are p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men dressed in suits and posed standing on the curb in front of a wooden building.


Ford in the Weeds

Date: 1962 

Description: Old Ford coupe in a farm setting.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...


Devil's Lake

Date: 1906 

Description: View from bluff of Devils Lake. A road runs along the far shoreline. There is handwriting along the right side of the card.

Date: 1880 before

Description: View across water towards what is identified as the second railroad bridge at Black River Falls. Note the wood trestle on the right.


Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....


Lee with Passenger

Date: 1932 

Description: Clyde Allen Lee (left), who grew up in Larsen, Wisconsin, and John Bochkon, a last-minute passenger, before they took off to attempt a trans-Atlantic fligh...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1953 

Description: This map is a blue line print and shows streets as well as some points of interest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: People playing croquet on a lawn next to tennis courts. In the background on the left, people are relaxing under trees across the road. Cottages are in the...

Date: 1931 

Description: Guest house with a sunroom in the front.


Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.


Family Group

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Unidentified posed group of an elderly man, and three women, with the one in the center holding an infant in her arms. The group is standing outdoors in fr...

Date: 1952 

Description: This map of Beaver Dam shows state trunk highway system, county trunk highway system, town roads, rivers, and Beaver Dam Lake and includes an additional at...


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...


Walter's Airline

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Walter Liskowitz of Waukesha in his two-place Standard. This photograph was taken shortly after he organized Walter's Airline to provide service to Chicago...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of people standing on a platform next to a snow-covered train arriving at a station.

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