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Photograph

Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

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: 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...

Photograph

Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

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: 1873 ca.

Description: View across lake towards fisherman casting before spectators. Gibraltar Rock, northwest of Lodi, Wisconsin, is in the distance.

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...

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

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1875 ca.

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

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: 1890-03-25 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of formally-dressed Henry Hamilton Bennett. This is his wedding portrait, which was made when he married Eva...

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: 1877 ca.

Description: A dirt road leads to Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) frame house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac. A family is under a tree near a wooden fence. On the right is...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: View of the interior of the Norwegian-American Lodi Church, looking up the aisle and towards the Acanthus design altar, which is surrounded by a wooden rai...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

Date: 1896 

Description: Elevated panoramic view of a section of the Wisconsin Dells and the Wisconsin River visible from the "Sliding Rock." In the lower left hand corner the word...

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