.

Photograph

Fess Hotel Balcony

Date: 1976-10-10 

Description: An ornate wrought iron balcony on the old Fess Hotel building, now the Great Dane Brew Pub, 123 East Doty Street. The building bears the name of George Fes...

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of storefronts on either side of a dirt road in the business district. Automobiles are parked on either sides, with two automobiles and a horse-dr...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Postcard

Rock River

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Rock River and buildings on either side.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a V-blade snowplow from the front plowing snow from a road. The snow is billowing to the left side of the road in a large arc. Trees are...

Photograph

Picnic Group

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd of men, women, and children gathered in front of a building with picnic baskets.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall is in the background. A stone bench curves around the statue, whic...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1924 

Description: View down railroad tracks of a man standing on the platform at the Dane train depot. Houses are along a street on the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Flour mills and dam.

Photograph

Corner Drugstore

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from cobblestone street of a man standing next to a police officer at the corner of Third and Oak Streets, in front of the Corner Drugstore. A horse-d...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1915 

Description: Two flags are on top of the building, and the tower is on the right.

Photograph

School House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a school house, built in 1846.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of group of construction workers lifting stonework into place with a large wooden structure supporting a winch and pulley system during the during the...

Photograph

Home Construction

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed demolishing one house and building another on the same property, possibly the R.P. Ravey property. Two boys and a girl are posed standing in the...

Map or Atlas

Black Hawk's Route

Date: 1949 

Description: This map traces the route taken Chief Black Hawk from Vernon County, Wisconsin east to Waukesha County and south to Rock County, Wisconsin in 1832. Towns,...

Date: 1941-09-19 ca.

Description: Factory workers use a crane mounted on a truck to unload a transformer on the loading dock of International Harvester's St. Paul Works. Original caption re...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk D).

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:

.
.