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Date: 1911-04 

Description: Workmen pose on a steam-powered pile driver at work at the north end of the slough on the Wisconsin River. The railroad was extended from the village to t...

Photograph

Hops Picking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of people including men, women and children gathered together for hops picking. They are pictured in the middle of a hops field with hops pla...

Date: 1913 

Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline towards cottage at Weigands Bay, Lake Wisconsin. A pier and several small boats are along the shore, with a man posed sitting in a rowb...

Date: 1965 

Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...

Date: 1913-06-13 

Description: Workmen and machinery at the quarry on Blackhawk Bluff. The gravel was used in construction of the power dam.

Magazine or Periodical

An Awkward Fix

Date: 1892-07 

Description: Engraved illustration depicting Frank Lenz sitting on the edge of a railroad bridge holding his safety bicycle in front of him and his box camera on his ba...

Date: 1914-02-28 

Description: Group portrait of workers assembled with construction materials south of the power dam at Prairie du Sac. Three men in suits are on the right. The smokes...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. A man is standing to th...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Photograph

Point Sauk

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women and a man stand in the distance on the crest of a grassy rise.

Photograph

Mother and Child

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of an unidentified woman seated on a Victorian love seat with a small boy standing beside her. She wears an intricately embroidered dress...

Photograph

Early Wax Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey and dating to the mid-nineteenth century is posed in a woodland setting with a small china dog. The doll's...

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.

Postcard

The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman demonstrates the visual characteristics apparent at the Wonder Spot.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.

Date: 1929-06-09 

Description: The Nofsinger family poses with their automobile, a Model T Ford.

Date: 1928 

Description: Two girls standing and sitting in the foreground on a lawn. In the background on the left a group of people stand near a tent and a parked automobile. Behi...

Photograph

August Derleth

Date: 1939 

Description: A studio portrait of Sauk City author August Derleth.

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