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Boy in Boat


Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, plays in boat. The photograph was originally titled "The Lone Boatsman".


Roadside Picnic

Date: 1917 

Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...

Date: 1964 

Description: Four dead hogs hang from a pole outside at night ready for butchering. The hogs hang with their heads facing the ground and their bellies and throats slit....

Date: 1917 

Description: Carl Peterson and his family, take a rest while driving their car on a rural dirt road. His son's name is Laurie and the girl is Muriel Peterson Jacobs. No...

Date: 1902 after

Description: A view of the Waupaca County Asylum facade. The entire structure consists of three buildings connected by windowed passageways. The building is symmetric...

Date: 1920 

Description: Interior pages of a brochure advertising the Topp-Stewart four-wheel drive tractor. Two photographs of men using the tractor, one in snow and one in a farm...


Men on Utility Pole


Description: Several men in safety harnesses pose on and around a utility pole. One of them is holding a small child.


Village Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Village Hall in Marion

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1896 map of the Chain-O-Lakes region of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams, some topography, archaeological sites, roads, railroad...


Grand Army Home

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Bryant Hall at the Grand Army Home for Veterans.

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of the Chain-O-Lakes in Waupaca, including Indian trails. The path of the Waupaca Electric Railway from the Grand View Hotel to the Wisconsin Central...


Street View

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View includes bank and other buildings, people on sidewalks along street.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Couple canoeing under partly cloudy skies with sun dappling the water on Rainbow Lake, Chain O' Lakes.

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the Weyauwega Train Depot building, platform, and railroad tracks. Signs on the building read, "Agency Western Express Co." and "Western Express...

Date: 1988 

Description: View looking south from the bridge at the Embarrass River, Town of Matteson, Waupaca County, to a nearby house.

Date: 2008 

Description: Gray Czeskleba ran a hardware store at 206 West Fulton Street in Waupaca before turning exclusively to gasoline and oil distribution in 1925.


Veterans' Home

Date: 1988-06 

Description: "Veterans' Home at King, WI."


Loyola Villa Chapel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Loyola Villa Chapel, looking towards the altar.


Main St.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view down center of unpaved street in the central business district of a rural community. On the left is a general store, and on the...


Waupaca County Road

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: McNinch Road, an unpaved road near the Little Wolf River crossing in the town of Wyoming.

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