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Historical Object

The Johnstown Flood

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Two of Clubs displays a drawing of "The Johnstown Flood", a castle like buil...

Date: 1904 

Description: Certificate submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Hotel and Restaurant Employes International Alliance and Bartenders Internatio...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of business-lined Main Street. People walk and stand on both sidewalks. Horse-drawn carriages and streetcars share the road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows logging roads, railroads with spur lines, trails, rapids, lumber camps, Indian villages, summer resort, lakes, rivers, and ponds.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk men posed in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the right is posed sitting, and the man on the left posed standi...

Photograph

Jacob's Ladder

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a railroad engine with passengers before it ascends Mount Washington Railroad's 'Jacob's Ladder,' built around 1868 with a grade of 37.41%.

Postcard

Mill

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two horse-drawn carts parked near mill.

Photograph

Couple in Rowboat

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of couple in rowboat on unidentified pond.

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover in light blue featuring an art nouveau frame in black around an illustration of ducks over marshy water with lilypads and rice plants. A red...

Photograph

The Krueger Twins

Date: 1901-08-11 

Description: Twins Jennie and Edgar Krueger standing on chairs in front of a vine covered wall. They are about two years old. The photograph has the silhouette of a pin...

Date: 1906 

Description: Philp La Follette, Mary La Follette, and Robert La Follette, Jr. playing in costume in the front yard of their home. Phil wears a top hat and long coat. Ro...

Date: 1909 after

Description: Bas-relief sculpture honoring August Robert Meyer, a civil engineer and city developer seen from across the street. Created by David Chester French and de...

Photograph

Camp Randall Field

Date: 1906 before

Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall Field from the top of Bascom Hall, with University Heights in the background.

Book or Pamphlet

Empire Corn Drills Catalog

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Empire Corn Drills sold by International Harvester. Features an illustration of a man walking behind a horse-drawn corn...

Date: 1900 

Description: Side view of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881, he was stuffed, mounted, and placed in the...

Photograph

Oak Hill Cemetery

Date: 1900-04 

Description: The horses and buggies of William Wills, A. Pautz, and Sarah Krueger can be seen at the gate of Oak Hill Cemetery, founded in 1850.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down National Avenue. Storefronts line the road, and there are horse-drawn vehicles, pedestrians, and a streetcar.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: The Alexander Krueger family posing with a Deering Binder being pulled by a three-horse team through a field. Florentina, Jennie, and Alexander stand behin...

Photograph

Gus Klindt Home

Date: 1905 

Description: View from street of front of house with porch and balcony. In 1951-52 this home was owned by Noah Brinkman. There is a pony or donkey grazing in the yard o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, standing next to his Great Uncle Cary, who is seated. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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