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Flores Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Flores Avenue, a commercial section of downtown. The city hall, built in 1884, stands on the left near Laredo National Bank, founded in 1892. On...


Shake Rag Street

Date: 1934 

Description: Cornish miner's house #1 on Shake Rag Street.


Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Wisconsin State College.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The David Atwood house, located at 204 Monona Avenue on the corner of Doty Street.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission, built in about 1834.


Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal at the Wisconsin River, showing the upper lock.

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol building from the above the treeline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. On the left edge of the photograph...


Blake House

Date: 1935 

Description: A view of the Blake house showing the detail of the side porch. The house was razed prior to 1952.


Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses on a weathered log, with fields, fence, and buildings in the background.


Priesgen Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: This antique Dixie gas pump is on the LeRoy and Mary Priesgen property at N7502 Doyle Road. They have lived here since 1960.

Map or Atlas

Ninth L.H. District

Date: 1908 

Description: This map shows railroads, towns, lights, lights to be established, fog signals, light-vessels, lighted buoys, light-house depots, and light-house reservati...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...


Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

African American Men Going To Vote

Date: 1963 

Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.

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