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Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of six men sitting in front of or leaning against a fence. The title suggests this is at John G. Frogner's house in Iola. There are building...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View down center of an unpaved Main Street with commercial buildings along sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked near the curb and moving further down...

Date: 1958 

Description: Exterior of Jung's General Store/Gas Station/Barber Shop. The station's sign advertises Sinclair brand gas.

Date: 1942 

Description: Three men loading a trailer near an International Harvester dealership during the "MacArthur Week" scrap drive. There is a large pile of scrap on the groun...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine, Laurie and Muriel Peterson with their Christmas tree. Christine (mother) is sitting in a chair with her arm around Muriel who is standing next t...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of an unidentified ceremony taking place at the public square on the steps of the original Waupaca County Courthouse.

Map or Atlas

Waupaca, Wis.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupaca.

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map shows the contour depths of the Chain O' Lakes in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, and includes 15 cross sections of the lakes. Roads, parks, the W...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View across dirt road towards three men posing in front of a truck that is parked along the side of the road. A power pole is attached horizontally in a sp...

Photograph

View of Big Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of town roads and buildings with stumpland foreground.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a young boy, fixing a dilapidated wagon outdoors. He is attempting to reattach the wheel. A can of grease is sitting on the wagon bed.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Big Falls and the Little Wolf River. The Little Wolf river is at lower right.

Photograph

Rock Festival

Date: 1970-06-30 

Description: Elevated view of a man standing wearing a vest, furry hat and headband, American Flag cape and holding a tin of sardines in front of a crowd sitting at a r...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from grassy shoreline looking down at James Peterson, as a young boy, sitting in a rowboat looking over his shoulder back towards the shoreline. He is...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a toddler, standing on a book on a table and reaching for an object on the bottom of a set of three shelves. Items resting on the shelve...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Scandinavia Ski Team, all men, are posing in a row with their skis propped on their shoulders. In the background is a snow-covered hill and trees.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1965 

Description: An aerial view, looking east. Highway 49 is at center.

Photograph

Band Excursion

Date: 1912-08-25 

Description: A band excursion on the sternwheel excursion, "Thistle". The sternwheel was previously named "J.H. Crawford".

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