Description: Letterhead of the Sanitary Refrigerator Company of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, manufacturers of wood and steel refrigerators, with an elevated three-quarter vi...


Syl with Spade

Date: 1899-10-08 

Description: Syl leaning on a spade outside in a yard. There is a fence and a house in the background.

Date: 1936-06-02 

Description: Men load the bed of an International Model C-35 truck parked behind a railroad car. The men are standing on a platform at the Missouri Pacific Railroad yar...

Date: 1861 

Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man standing near Purple Martin birdhouse on a tall post, near a border of flowering bushes. There are houses in the background.


Outdoor Cooking

Date: 1954-06-09 

Description: Doctor Lawrence V. Littig cooks a steak on a grill while his wife Sally and seven-year-old son Norman look on.



Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a bridge with a boat passing beneath it. Several dwellings are visible in the background.

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a city street from a colonnaded walkway. Automobiles park outside a store advertising drugs and soda, Wade Bros. Land Company, and Henry C. Roge...


Description: Two women, two children, and a man sitting in a parlor showing a portrait of a man and a doorway hanging with cords.


Description: A view of a bridge in Tenney Park surrounded by shrubs and trees.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...


Wingra Area

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dudgeon neighborhood looking across Monroe Street to Lake Wingra with Knickerbocker Ice house (1895-1937) in background. Houses identified from left are 62...


Description: Group on stagecoach looking back down the road.

Date: 1958-03 

Description: Action shot from Shawano versus North in the State High School Basketball Tournament.

Date: 1935-08-26 

Description: Group portrait of Soap Box Scooter champions and adults in front of GAR Hall, 118 Monona Avenue. Also shows portion of Monona Hotel, 114 Monona Avenue, and...

Date: 1949-02-07 

Description: Farmall tractor with an H&M tool bar and diamond point cultivators on display in front of a white backdrop. The equipment may be experimental.

Date: 1955-05-07 

Description: Jean Glover, President of the Blackhawk Council of Girl Scouts, Jane Thomas, general chairman of Roundup, and Joanna Sherman, Girl Scout District Director,...


Basement Work Bench

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Basement work bench on the Quinney farm.


Locomotive at Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.

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