Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.

Date: 1979-01-03 

Description: After being sworn in, Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus delivers his inaugural address. Second from the right is the former acting governor, Martin Schreiber,...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: S1 Locomotive for Minirama of Wisconsin Dells.


Kravig/Kravik Boys

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.


Cottage Community

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: A cottage and trailer house community along a river. A Schlitz beer advertising is nailed to a tree and reads, "Move up to Quality / Schlitz / The Beer Tha...


Superior Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of residential houses on Superior Street.


Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.


Pureair Sanatorium

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Pureair Sanatorium, a tuberculosis sanatorium.

Date: 1948-07-20 

Description: The condemned landmark building at 113 South Webster Street will be torn down starting July 20, 1948. The used furniture business of the Arneson Brothers w...


Lewis C. Gray

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Lewis Gray.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Green Bay and Western Depot.


Home Economics

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of six young women posed in a kitchen. Two women on the left stand at a sink washing dishes, two women stand at a table behind them,...

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

Date: 1864-06-08 

Description: George W. Noble's commission as First Lieutenant in the 2nd Wisconsin Calvary.


Resting on a Porch

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Chas Joss and Mrs. Van Dyke sit on a residential porch. A planter of ivy is in front of a narrow window on the left, and the porch has decorat...

Date: 1902-05-09 

Description: Group portrait of strawberry pickers who work at the farm of Paul Goetsch. Paul stands behind the pickers with his son, Russel, sitting on his left should...

Date: 1941-02-28 

Description: Women's style show at Manchesters Department Store with six female models wearing long dresses on stage, and a female announcer at the microphone.


Family Gathering

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's extended family. Top row: Gerald Baumeister, son of Sherwin's sister, Helen; Lorin Gillett, son of Sherwin; Rufus Gille...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Miner inside a zinc mine.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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