.

Date: 1898-06 

Description: The Roman Catholic Church. The arch in front of the door has the names of the priests who had served here beginning with Rev. Father Van den Brock. Over th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of a dock showing a steam vessel and men with a team of horses towing a log raft.

Date: 1892 

Description: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1894-12-24 

Description: Diploma of honorable mention presented to Stephen M. Babcock by the Board of Lady Managers of the Columbian Exposition. The document honors Babcock's inven...

Photograph

DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two men in the DuCharme house, later known as the Grignon house.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1869 

Description: Governor Lucius Fairchild of Wisconsin and an unidentified group visiting the still uncompleted national monument at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1869. Fair...

Photograph

Family of Fourteen

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A family of fourteen in yard outside upright and wing frame house on stone foundation, board fencing.

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Horse drawn vehicles are parked along the roadside and pedestrians can be seen walking and riding bicycles on the unpaved street. Business signs read: "Noa...

Date: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...

Photograph

Post Office

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Large building facing the front right corner. There is a small "Post Office" sign on the right side of the building, and a larger "FURNITURE" sign to the...

Date: 1881-03-04 

Description: View down a commercial street after the "big snow" of 1881.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Randall Harrow, manufactured by the Warrior Mower Company. Features a color illustration of a farmer using the harrow in a field.

Photograph

Oat Plant

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men demonstrating the height of oat plants grown in northern Wisconsin, near Antigo. The man on the right may be W.A. Henry.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.