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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Map or Atlas

Plat of Newport, Wis.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, streets, a park, and depots. Some lots are colored red or blue and some in...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

Date: 1894 

Description: Panoramic view from shoreline of the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells as seen from the "Old Dell House." A canoe is visible on the shore on the far r...

Date: 1830 

Description: Fort Winnebago, from original drawing by Jefferson Davis. Manuscript map.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.

Map or Atlas

Kilbourn City, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kilbourn City, now known as Wisconsin Dells. Kilbourn City was platted in the 1850s and received a boost when the La Crosse and Milwaukee...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man as he rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...

Date: 1879 

Description: Stereograph of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a cannon, with his head turned to the right. Include...

Photograph

Dr. Blake's Home

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...

Date: 1875 

Description: Exterior of the front and east side of the Bennett Studio when it was new, showing the skylight and the revolving print house. There is a large windmill be...

Photograph

S. Pettersen Family

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: S. Pettersen family around square "center" table with a checkered table cloth in a house yard. A child is seated on the ground with the family dog while an...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.

Date: 1854 

Description: Register of the Deed Office filed by the land surveyor and lawyer Alfred Topliff. The document includes detailed listings of city blocks. In the right hand...

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