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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice ...

Vieau Trading Post

Description: Vieau trading post.

Clifford Co-operative Association

Date: 06 1947
Description: Exterior view of Clifford Co-operative Association, which was organized in 1906 by a group of Finnish farmers.

Street Scene

Date: 1922
Description: View down main street with storefronts on both sides, with large power lines along the sidewalks stretching into the distance, and a hill in the background...

Levitan Building

Date: 07 27 1940
Description: The Art Deco, Egyptian-influenced facade of the Levitan Building at 15, 17, & 19 West Main Street, including the F&W Grand 5&10 cent store, Rennebohm Drugs...

Hill's Department Store

Date: 05 05 1934
Description: Hill's Dry Goods Store, 202 State Street, at the corner of State Street and Dayton Street.

Agricultural Extension Lecture

Date: 12 01 1915
Description: Lindsey Reese of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department delivering a lecture on livestock and agriculture to a crowd of people and a d...

Business on Main Street

Date: 1900
Description: View of various businesses on unpaved Main Street, including a drug store on the right side. Caption reads: "Main Street, Grantsburg, Wis."

North Pinckney Street

Date: 1873
Description: Ellsworth Block on North Pinckney Street between East Washington and East Mifflin Streets as seen from the Capitol Park. Storefronts include the Dry Goods ...

Pinckney Street with a Streetcar

Date: 1910
Description: Pinckney Street view with the edge of the Capitol grounds on the right. A streetcar is in the center of the street. Storefronts with their awnings over the...

Stage in front of Coon Valley Store

Date: 1892
Description: Caption: "Stage driven by William C. Alden stopping in front of Coon Valley store on the route between Viroqua to Muscoda and La Crosse. Alden drove the st...

Main Street Building

Date: 1875
Description: The Main Street Building, which contained John Dudley's Dry Goods Store, a bank, and a drugstore.

West Side of Main Street

Date: 1910
Description: View of the west side of Main Street. Stores pictured (right to left): Kypke's Dry Goods store, Heimstreet's Drugstore, and a saloon.

Thomas Family Home

Date: 1890
Description: Home of the Thomas Family at Lac Vieux Desert, built in 1860, and housed the Lac Vieux Desert Trading Post. Seated on the doorstep are Mrs. Leonard Thomas,...

Gentleman Shopping for Cigars

Date: 1895
Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

General Store Interior

Date: 1920
Description: Counters and display cases show goods for sale in the General Store.

Cedar Street, North

Date: 1912
Description: View of Cedar Street looking northwards. Bassett's Drugstore is on the right, and the General Store is directly across the street. Caption reads: "Cedar St...

Downtown Shattuck

Date: 1909
Description: View of horse-drawn traffic in downtown Shattuck. Businesses on the left side of the street include the "White House," a saloon, and the Davis Drug company...

General Store

Description: Customers receive assistance from clerks inside a general store.

Naval Training School, Ship's Store

Date: 02 07 1945
Description: Naval clerk selling Old Gold cigarettes to a trainee at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio) ship's store in the University of Wisconsin athletic stadium...

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