Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men stand facing each other in and just outside the front entrance to Glen and Star's Mill, near brewery. There is snow on the ground. A river runs in...

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Max Fernekes of Mineral Point with a display of his watercolors and sketches for a one-man show at the State Historical Museum. He was also a featured arti...


Brownie Day Camp

Date: 1952-06-22 

Description: Campers Marilyn Homes, left, and Patricia Brown, right, learn to read a sundial at the Brownie Hoyt Park Day Camp.


Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Ho-Chunk man posed sitting on the left wearing a suit and necktie, and a Ho-Chunk woman posed in...

Date: 1849-07-16 

Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...


Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.

Date: 1957-11-20 

Description: Portrait of Randall Elementary School student Michael Bollig, age 8, who created a Thanksgiving cut-out poster.


Water Avenue Fire

Date: 1990-12-31 

Description: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed Kruk's Drug Store and Hansen's Department Store. The pharmacy was to change ownership the next day.

Date: 1919-05 

Description: Elevated view across Sturgeon Bay Road, now Highway 42, toward the Gibraltar Orchard cherry camp. There is a wooden fence in the foreground, and the camp c...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view, black and white, panoramic photograph. Business district visible as cluster of larger brick buildings at left and center, behind sprinkling...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger's cat Tramp dressed up in old boys' clothes and sitting in a rocking chair. The cat has its paws on a board that has been placed o...

Date: 1912 

Description: In the foreground Ethel Grandin and Francis Ford embrace at the foot of a grave. Behind them are three covered wagons, numerous men and women on horseback,...


Rolling Bandages

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: Two members of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School roll bandages with the help of a crank-operated machine. Part of their training involved the pre...

Date: 1863 

Description: This map depicts the opening battles in the Union campaign against Vicksburg, Mississippi, in May 1863. Noted are the Battle of Port Gibson, May 1, 1863, t...

Date: 1954-03-08 

Description: Police Officer Robert Ferris stands near a canopy that ripped loose from a Truax Field jet fighter and landed in the Rentschler Floral Company plat a block...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting with her hands clasped in her lap. She is wearing a dark-colored skirt, f...


St. Croix House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the St. Croix House with people lined up outside.


Description: Musicians with the Gollmar Brothers Circus pose in front of banners advertising the circus sideshow features near the entrance to the museum annex tent.

Date: 1928-06-01 

Description: Doty Street side of post office and courthouse nearly completed. Three automobiles parked at the curb in front of the building.

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