• Junk yard on Main St

    This photograph shows a yard filled with junk. Wooden and metal scraps are piled up, along with the remains of two carts or carriages. Overgrown plants and two trees can also be seen. Rec. No. 2860 /…

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  • Remember When...these town houses graced Broadway and Wells st.?

    Where the new Marshall and Illsley auto bank and parking structure now reaches toward the sky, these town houses, probably some of the first structures of their kind in the city, once stood. Modified…

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  • St. Joseph Catholic Church

    Exterior view of St. Joseph's Catholic Church entrance with stained glass decoration. Two men stand in entryway. This is the old St. Joseph's church that was located in Fort Atkinson on Main St. A Wal…

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  • Corner of Water and Wisconsin

    Wudtke, Herman A

    The corner of E. Wisconsin Ave. and N. Water St. in 1958. The base Banker's Building is visible on the left side. The street signs for Water and Wisconsin are prominent. Stores line the street. A Milw…

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  • Remember When...St. Mary's clock was handless?

    It's unlikely any readers alive today will remember Old St. Mary's Church when it was new, for the church was started in 1846 - but this is too rare a photo to miss. Taken in 1868, it shows the new to…

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  • Old View of Broadway between Mason and Wisconsin

    View of an earthen Broadway (Main Street, at the time the photo was taken). Carts and horse drawn carriages are parked along the road. Supplies and materials are stacked along the roadside. The view l…

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  • Luth Durham headshot in American Legion uniform

    Head shot of American Legion member Luth Durham, of Gadsden, Alabama. Wearing American Legion uniform hat and pins. Luther H. Durham, Post No. 5, Gadsden, Ala.-The memorial services at the park were t…

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  • F. Kiefert Moving

    Three men and a boy pose with a horse on a Kiefert Piano and Furniture Moving truck. The horse is wearing a turnout blanket that covers his head. The truck is a 1914 Ford chain drive truck, 1 ton, 4 c…

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  • Henry Knoll headshot in American Legion uniform

    Head shot of American Legion member Henry Knoll, from Flint, Michigan. Wearing American Legion uniform, including hat and pins. Henry Knoll, Post No. 310, Flint, Mich.-No kidding I am having a good ti…

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  • Remember When...long skirts dusted Wisconsin Ave.?

    The fashion of the day was long skirts, narrow waists and wide brimmed hats for the ladies when this picture was taken in about 1909. Even then, 5th and Wisconsin was a wind swept corner, where coatta…

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