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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

Portage Canal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Portage Canal, with trees and open land on either side.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A studio portrait of Dr. Edward A. Bass with his son, Edward Cary Bass, and his mother, Lorinda Hill Bass.

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal. In the immediate foreground is the Fox River, then the lower locks and the canal itself. The Indian Agency House may be seen t...

Photograph

Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, with a fire in the fireplace. There is a spinning wheel near the hearth and bookcase...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An aerial view of the Portage Canal, Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A view of the Frederick Jackson Turner house, sold and much altered with portico added. The address of this home is 319 West Franklin Street.

Photograph

Covered Bridge

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Covered bridge over river.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...

Photograph

Entrance Hall

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The entrance hall and stairway in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. There is a grandfather clock and antique rush seat chair in the hall,...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1938-06 

Description: Indian Agency House, near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of a corner of a bedroom.

Photograph

House near Canal

Date: 1962 

Description: A view of a house beside the canal, from the south side.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A view of the canal locks on the Fox River. A view of the Indian Agency House is in the background.

Date: 1967 

Description: Workers gathering at a cucumber receiving station after striking.

Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos (United Workers),as an...

Postcard

Cook Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Cook Street, looking west.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.

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...

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...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House.

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