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Photograph

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1878-06-24 

Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

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.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from shoreline of the rock formation in the dalles of the Wisconsin River. A man is paddling a canoe in the foreground. Printed...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a group of men standing knee deep in water using handspikes probably in an attempt to dislodge a lumber raft from a sandbar or from the shor...

Photograph

Lodi

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of Lodi, Wisconsin.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

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: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

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...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The home of R.D. Rickelesen. Five men and a woman in foreground in walking costumes playing croquet with frame house behind; two women on porch and parlor...

Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

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...

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: 1886 ca.

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

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church, a brick building with handsome shuttered Gothic windows. The congregation's horse-drawn vehicles are assemb...

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