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Date: 1830 after

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper and shows a paper city planned in the late 1830's located on the shore of Swan Lake, Columbia County, Wiscons...

Date: 1831 

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...

Date: 1877 ca.

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...

Map or Atlas

Plat of Newport, Wis.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, streets, a park, and depots. Some lots are colored red or blue and some in...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

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: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is gathered in their yard around a table with books on it and a love seat behind. The frame house has a bay window and a stone f...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family poses in front of their frame house with some of their furniture. A quilt is on the back of one chair and a shawl is on the bac...

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...

Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye of Poynette

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Poynette, with one vignette.

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...

Date: 1878 

Description: View from riverbank of the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 142 on the Kilbourn bridge.

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...

Photograph

Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1878-06-24 

Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church assembled at the side of the church and dressed for the cold. The church is a brick structure wi...

Date: 1888 

Description: Studio portrait of famed University of Wisconsin pharmacist, Edward Kremers, and several UW college friends on an outing to the Wisconsin Dells. Left to ri...

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...

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