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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.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: H.A. Prensor and J.A. Ottesen and their families leaving the home of R. Daniel Rickelsen in Lodi.


James Steele

Date: 1856-10-20 

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype of a studio portrait of James Steele. He is seated and has his arm resting on a table covered with a patterned cloth.


Kilbourn Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kilbourn Bridge.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

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...


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, railroads, projected railroads, residential buildings, mills, and part of the Crawfish River. The map includes...

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...


Indian Agency House

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.

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...


Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

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: 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: 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: 1861 

Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of men working on rafts.


Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

Date: 1895 

Description: Munger's Mill and dam, with men standing on and around the dam.

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