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Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1866 

Description: Bennett in uniform, showing his crippled right hand, taken when he was 23-years-old after he was ministered out of the Army. The hand wound was caused by...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: General store and post office. Hans Johsnon, Newport's founder, is shown on the porch. The post office was established on October 17, 1882, with Johnson...

Photograph

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.

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

Inch School

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Students and teachers pose in front of Inch School.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.

Date: 1869 

Description: Increase A. Lapham in the foreground of a rock formation in Taylor's Glen with A. Holly seated on a rock in the background.

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Date: 1895 

Description: Munger's Mill and dam, with men standing on and around the dam.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.

Photograph

James Steele

Date: 1856-10-20 

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of a studio portrait of James Steele. He is seated and has his arm resting on a table covered with a patterned cloth.

Photograph

Laffan Hop Yard

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Hop pickers pose in the Laffan hop yard.

Date: 1830 after

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper and shows a paper city planned in the late 1830's located on the shore of Swan Lake, Columbia County, Wiscons...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family poses in front of their frame house with some of their furniture. A quilt is on the back of one chair and a shawl is on the bac...

Date: 1886 

Description: Man leaping the chasm with feet forward, about to land.

Date: 1861 

Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...

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...

Photograph

Women on Cliff

Date: 1889-03-22 

Description: Evaline Helen Marshall and unidentified woman on a rock cliff over Devil's Lake.

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

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