COVID-19 Updates: The Wisconsin Historical Society hours have changed. See a full list of COVID-19 Closures and Events HERE.

Search the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-14 of 14

Photograph

Staples' Drugstore in Osceola

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior view of Staples' Drugstore, the first drugstore in Osceola. Druggist C.W. Staples was also a member of the local committee on equalization of taxe...
Photograph

Osceola Commerce Club Band

Date: April 21 1928
Description: Elevated view of the Commercial Club Band posing at a rail yard with a newly arrived shipment of McCormick-Deering ball-bearing cream separators. The cream...
Photograph

Mechanical Cotton Picker

Date: 1942
Description: African American field worker testing an experimental International Harvester cotton picker. Original caption reads: "A close-up front view of the Harveste...
Photograph

Men in Sorghum Field

Date: September 09 1895
Description: Two men with scythes stand in front of a sorghum patch planted on May 20th, 1895. The view was taken near Osceola.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Osceola Section 1

Date: May 1926
Description: Section 1 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Osceola Section 2

Date: May 1926
Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Osceola Section 3

Date: May 1926
Description: Section 3 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Osceola Section 1

Date: October 1911
Description: Section 1 of a Sanborn map of Osceola.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Osceola Section 2

Date: October 1911
Description: Section 2 of a Sanborn Map of Osceola.
Photograph

McCormick Grain Binder

Date: 1902
Description: Rear view of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder.
Photograph

Grain Binder with Two Horses

Date: 1910
Description: A farmer uses a grain binder led by two blanketed horses.
Photograph

Osceola Service Station

Date: 2008
Description: This Art Moderne service station located at 202 North Cascade Street was built in 1947. With its dramatically curved facade, it undoubtedly grabbed the att...
Photograph

Man Using Horse-Drawn Binder in Field

Date: 1900
Description: Left side view of a man (D.R. Robbins?) using a horse-drawn binder in a field. Two men are carrying sheaves of grain in the background on the right.
Photograph

Man Using Horse-Drawn Binder in Field

Date: 1900
Description: Three-quarter view from front of left side of horse-drawn binder being used by a man (D.R. Robinson?) in a field. The horse in front is wearing a blanket.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: