Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Teacher Marjorie Carey stands behind her pupils sitting at their desks at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2, as they pose for their photograph. There i...
Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...
Description: Front view of Primitive Methodist Church, built in 1864.
Description: A view of the central business district in a rural community. A group of people on the landing of a store. A cart with a pair of horses at hitching post.
Description: A mower and car stand in front of the dilapidated Mayne Hotel. Two boys look at the camera from the right of the car as two men talk near a wagon and buggy...
Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...
Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.
Description: View down the street of a retail area. On either side of the street, there are storefronts, pedestrians and parked cars. Just before a steep hill is a rail...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...
Description: Soldiers' Monument.
Description: View of a mill pond with a group of three women and a man standing near the shore.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.
Description: Three quarter view of the Methodist Evangelical Church on a hillside. A belfry with no steeple and windows shaped like elongated pentagons.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Carnegie Free Library.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...
Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Episcopal Church, a stone building with stained glass windows, a belfry, and a steeple. There is a house next door in the ba...
Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colone...
Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...
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:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706