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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. It burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December 1878, b...

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

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...

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: 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 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...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

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

Date: 1868 

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

Photograph

Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Photograph

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the Haertel Brewery which later became the Eulberg Brewery.

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the "Alexander Mitchell" steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ruth Ma...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Front gate view of the Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.

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: 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

Lodi

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph of Lodi, Wisconsin.

Date: 1894 

Description: Panoramic view from shoreline of the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells. A sandy beach area is on the right, and rock formations are on both sides of t...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

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