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Travelers on Lake Superior

Date: 1850
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Wisconsin Billboard

Date: 1938
Description: A movable billboard aimed at passing motorists along State Highway 20 in Illinois. It reads "Relax in Wisconsin, Where Friends and Nature Meet." Although t...

Milton House Stables

Date: 08 1898
Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Improved Rural Road

Date: 1918
Description: Amery Road near New Richmond. The photograph was taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association probably as an illustration of the kind of improved roads th...

Pickering Camp

Date: 1920
Description: View across water towards the C.R. Pickering Camp on Mill Creek, in summer. The shelter is on a hill overlooking the pond.

Oconomowoc Public Library

Date: 1928
Description: Exterior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library, located in both the half-timbered building (formerly the fire house) and the next building, with a museum o...

Trees Reflected in Water

Description: Trees reflected in stream.


Description: Roman Catholic grotto with a cross under a peaked arch surrounded by trees and shrubs.

Clearing the Street after a Snowfall

Date: 1918
Description: View down street towards men clearing snow from a residential street using shovels and horse-drawn wagons. A row of homes is on the left. Further down the ...

Minnehaha Falls

Date: 1921
Description: View towards four people walking up to the frozen Minnehaha Falls in Minnehaha Park.

Theodore W. Griggs and Daughter Mary

Date: 1935
Description: Mary Griggs and her father Theodore W. Griggs are standing next to a four-door automobile parked outside the main lodge at Forest Lodge. Mary's mother, Mar...

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