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Date: 1896 

Description: The photographer's father-in-law, Leroy J. Burlingame, with Everetta and Cary Bass and the dog, Cuff in the yard of a house. An unidentified woman stands...

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: 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...


Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: Four unidentified individuals on Stand Rock.

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...


Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

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...


Women on Cliff

Date: 1889-03-22 

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

Date: 1877 

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is posed around a table adorned with a knit cloth. Andrew and his wife, Sarah, are in rocking chairs with cloths over the backs....


Mouth Rood's Glen

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: A man rows a small boat through Mouth Rood's Glen. Behind the boat a portable darkroom tent is set up.


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).


Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.

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: 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: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of Lodi, Wisconsin.


Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

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

Date: 1891 

Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...

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