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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...
Description: Front and west side of Bennett Studio. There is a windmill behind the building.
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: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.
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: View of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church, a brick building with handsome shuttered Gothic windows. The congregation's horse-drawn vehicles are assemb...
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: 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...
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....
Description: Evaline Helen Marshall and unidentified woman on a rock cliff over Devil's Lake.
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Poynette, with one vignette.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Ada Burlingame Bass, center, with her daughter Everetta, and parents Leroy J. (far left) and Alvina Burlingame (far right.) The other man and woman are un...
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.
Description: View from riverbank of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 142 on the Kilbourn bridge.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.
Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is sitting around a table covered in a white knit cloth. Some of them are holding books. Their frame house is in the background....
Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...
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...
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