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Map or Atlas

Ft. Atkinson, Wis.

Date: 1893 

Description: This photocopy of a birdÂ’s-eye-view map shows illustrated houses and various buildings. Streets and the Rock River are labeled. An index to points of inter...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The first high school erected in Palmyra, built about 1860.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson on the Rock River.

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Photograph

Husking Corn

Date: 1899-10 

Description: A view of men and women husking corn in the field behind a farmhouse. Seated from left to right are August Prahl, August Krueger, Sarah Krueger, William K...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Norwegian Octagon church, built in 1852 and torn down about 1891 or 1892.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This manuscript map shows the surveyed areas of the Town of Aztalan, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Acreage of the surveyed parcels is given and lakes and st...

Photograph

Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Photograph

The Empire Mill

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

Date: 1899-10-15 

Description: Flora Krueger stands behind the twins, aged 6 months, 7 days, who sit in highchairs. Edgar, left, weighs 23 lbs., Jennie, right, weighs 19 lbs.

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Historical Object

Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Habheger's Bowling Park at the North Fourth Street bridge.

Photograph

Brick Paving

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Paving Watertown's main street with bricks, with almost as many men who are watching as construction workers.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waterloo.

Date: 1850-06-28 

Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...

Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

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