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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."


Cars on Gravel Road


Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...


Pioneer Days

Date: 1996-09 

Description: "When Pioneer Days was celebrated, visitors were given the chance to view the community from a helicopter."

Date: 1864 

Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background. Plate 06

Date: 1913 

Description: Group of men gathered to test soil for acidity. Original caption reads, "This picture was taken in Dupage County during the Alfalfa Campaign in 1913, showi...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, collection boxes, selected rural landowner...



Date: 1905 after

Description: Group of people on pier with boat Intrepid. One child is holding a rope connected to the boat, which is being driven by a man wearing a hat and tie....

Date: 1937-09-30 

Description: Two men load the back of an International truck with hay in a field on the George Clindaniel farm.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1980-02-02 ca.

Description: Protest march called in response to the murder of five activists, labor organizers, and members of the Communists Workers Party by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) o...


Boys and Horses

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand, each with two horses, on either side of a tent. A boy stands in front of the tent, and in front of him a dog is sitting on the ground. On th...

Date: 1916 

Description: General line catalog advertisement for the Weber Western Mountain line of farm wagons and trucks featuring color illustration. The "Genuine Mountain Wagon...


Hospital Boat


Description: An image from a sketchbook showing a hospital boat (possibly steamboat).

Date: 1922-09 ca.

Description: A cradle, model truck, International 8-16 tractor and several informational posters on display at the "Wheat Show," a "historical exhibit furnished by Inte...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.


Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets hang beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of horses pu...


A Sailing Ship

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of a three-masted sailing ship in the ocean.

Date: 1937-05-26 

Description: Three Lee & Seymour delivery trucks parked in front of Lee & Seymour Furnace and Sheet Metal Co., 346 Russell Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

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