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Description: A man and his dog are on the lawn in front of a house. A wooden sign reads, "Cottage and Rooms for Rent." Another sign below advertises for "N.F. Sherman 2...
Description: Dining rooms and kitchen at the camp on the construction site of the Prairie du Sac dam. Workers and children pose in front of the dining rooms; there are...
Description: Elevated view of the progress within the coffer dam shows concrete forms around the draft tubes and gate guides. The high trestle is seen extending to the...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A model posed as an angel sits on the ground in front of a sylvan backdrop, warming her hands over a fire. She wears wings and a dress of diaphanous materi...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An interior view of a store with bolts and remnants of fabric for sale.
Description: A group of clubwomen discuss plans for a community project in the village of La Valle. Seated in the middle is Mrs. L. O. Waller, president of the La Valle...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a woolen mill with an advertisement sign for Patton's Sun Proof-Paints in the front.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Toll bridge under construction.
Description: View down middle of street, showing the central business district. A drug store, restaurant and hotel are on the left. A garage, bank, bathhouse, bowling a...
Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Description: Members of the Freie Gemeinde (Free Thinkers), a civic and cultural society, in front of their building.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Full view of high school with small group of people sitting on front stairs and an automobile parked in front. Houses in background.
Description: Eight new Massie-Harris tractors are parked in the snow in front of the Martiny Implement Co., 147 Third Avenue. A crowd has gathered and men sit on the tr...
Description: A gasoline-powered launch tows a barge loaded with log pilings on the Wisconsin River to the Prairie du Sac dam site. Workmen drive the launch and guide t...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.
Description: Three chairs around a table with stacks of books in the lobby of the Silver Dale Resort at Devil's Lake. In the background three open doors lead into the d...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of several people sitting and standing under a tree in front of a beach area at Devil's Lake State Park. People are swimming and wading in the water...
Description: Elevated view over dam and waterfall of a man in a bathing suit walking in the placid and shallow water above the dam. Behind him a boat is tethered along...
Description: Small house used for the storage of harvested hops.
Description: Original caption states, "Everyone benefits. Jans Jackson, Spring Green, champion subscription salesman, of the Wisconsin State Journal carrier boys, is sh...
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