Date:  date unknown

Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"


Hull House

Date: 1907-10-29 

Description: Black and white postcard of Hull House. The house was built in the Italianate style around 1850. Farm outbuildings are visible in the background. The house...

Date: 1944-03-19 

Description: USO-Travelers Aid award ceremony featuring Katheryn Heringer, medical social worker at the Bureau of Handicapped Children and Orthopedic Hospital; Lieut. J...


E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the E. Pike residence. The owner is thought to have been a relative of Robinson D. Pike (1838-1905), a lumber merchant and the founder of Bayfield...

Date: 1948-07-18 

Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor, in vestments, turning the first shovel of dirt for the building that will contain the parish auditorium and six classrooms on t...


Lewis C. Gray

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Lewis Gray.


Blair House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Blair House.

Date: 1921 

Description: View down street with a restaurant and furniture store on the right. Automobiles are parked along the curb, and a street lamp is suspended from wires above...

Date: 1918 

Description: Three close-up photographs of the Craig tractor. They include, from left, the steering gear, priming cups, and a hand-adjustable disc-clutch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a woman in the Dousman Family.


Garage Exterior

Date: 1934-08-27 

Description: Meier's Garage, located at 1313 Regent Street. The garage did general repair, as well as greasing, washing, and auto radios. Eight employees are in front w...

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...


Women's Style Show

Date: 1941-02-28 

Description: Women's style show with female model on runway with women seated in chairs on main floor at Manchesters Department Store.


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...


Christmas Parties

Date: 1954-12-20 

Description: Four Wisconsin High School sophomore girls, co-hostesses for a holiday dancing party at Blackhawk Country Club, include, from left to right: Gill Wolff, Ju...

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.

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.


Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.

Date: 1950-03-24 

Description: James "Red" Sreenan of the University of Wisconsin, right, leans back to ward off advance of Dave Miyagawa of DePaul during the Friday night fights at the...

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