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Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

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: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen family sits around a table. One man holds a cane. A lady has a watch chain. Behind them is a frame house with a bird cage hanging o...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: H.A. Prensor and J.A. Ottesen and their families leaving the home of R. Daniel Rickelsen in Lodi.

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: 1880 ca.

Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...

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...

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...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.

Photograph

Inch School

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...

Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

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...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Lodi Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, built in 1872 for three thousand dollars. A circular stained glass window is in the front of the building abov...

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