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Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal and lock. The Indian Agency House in the center background. The canal was dug in 1849 as part of the Fox-Wisconsin waterway pro...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Detail of the second floor rear window from the interior of the Fort Winnebago hospital.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. Built in 1832 for the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk Nation (Winnebago) John Harris Kinzie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two cottages at Riverdale Resort. There is a group of guests in the screened-in porch in the cottage on the left. Behind the tree in the center is a water...

Photograph

Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn and driveway of cottages at the Schofield Hotel. "Idleawyle" is on the left, and "Hummingbird" is on the right. Flowers are planted next t...

Photograph

Practical Joke

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Mounted on a ladder, a man is poised to empty a bucket onto the open umbrella of a man sitting on a sidewalk bench.

Date: 1926 

Description: View across lawn of Berry's Coldwater Canyon Hotel. Sidewalks lead to a two-story building with wrap-around porches and balcony. There are exterior stairs...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House, before restoration. Built in 1832.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1934 

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House, built in 1832.

Photograph

John Muir Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: A modern view of the former John Muir residence at Hickory Hill. Muir's father Daniel moved his family there in 1857 from their earlier farm on Fountain L...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The residence of Frederick Jackson Turner.

Photograph

Hile House Hotel

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of Hile House Hotel. There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Photograph

Stand Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of a large group of Native Americans posed in front of Stand Rock between two tipis.

Postcard

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1915-06-28 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the three-story Commercial Hotel. The building has a false front. Two women stand on the balcony and two men stand...

Date: 1926 

Description: View across lawn of a guest cottage at the Birchcliff Hotel. A woman is seated in the screened-in porch.

Date: 1877 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, churches, schools, farm houses, wagon roads, railroads. Includes directory of businesses for Columbus, Portage, Doylestown, W...

Photograph

Abandoned Farm

Date: 1960 

Description: Abandoned farm along Highway 51.

Date: 1962-09 

Description: View across yard of a house beside the Portage Canal. It was unoccupied at the time of this photograph.

Date: 1927 

Description: Three-quarter view of the main building. A woman us standing on the porch holding a broom, and a bicycle is parked at the bottom of the stairs. Tennis rack...

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