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Portage Canal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Portage Canal, with trees and open land on either side.


Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...


Yahara River

Date: 1908 

Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows local streets, wards, public buildings, parks, and part of the Fox River. The land is shown in white and the water is shown in blue. The map...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of Ho-Chunk gather in front of Werner Drugstore on Main Street. The signpost on the right side of the photograph indicates that English was not the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Peter's Catholic Church, dedicated in 1897 and constructed by Joseph Hutter. The church is located on Fourth Avenue and features a centra...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Portrait of (left to right): Lieutenant Colonel R.G.S. Stokes, Corps of Royal Engineers; and Lieutenant Colonel P.S. Morris, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army...

Date: 1941-09-04 

Description: Ernst Schmidt, second from left, and two other men prepare to unload a 17-foot Lyman motorboat named "Islander" from an Illinois Central freight car. "Auto...


Flores Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Flores Avenue, a commercial section of downtown. The city hall, built in 1884, stands on the left near Laredo National Bank, founded in 1892. On...

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of several teams of work horses pulling Old Dominion wagons loaded with dirt at a rural construction site. There is a steam shovel working at...


Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal at the Wisconsin River, showing the upper lock.


Description: Filming a scene with an 8mm movie camera on a street, in front of a car for the Highlander Film Center.

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of photographer Henry Hamilton Bennett pulling an oar on a Wisconsin raft.


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.

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