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Photograph

De Pere Depot

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cawker (Colonel E. Harrison) residence.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Government locks and factory district on the Fox River.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Bridge over the Fox River at De Pere.

Photograph

Fancy Dress Party

Date: 1887-08-19 

Description: Cabinet card of a group portrait of four men in front of a painted backdrop. Two are dressed in male formal attire, with top hats. The other men are dresse...

Photograph

AGW Company Store

Date:  

Description: Miss Martin, Miss Weiland and Joseph(?) Lee pose inside the AGW Company Store.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A girl sits on a log next to Eleazer William's log cabin site.

Photograph

Allouez Monument

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Allouez Monument, near the site of St. Francis Xavier mission which was established by Father Claude Allouez at De Pere Rapids in the winter of 1671-72. Er...

Painting

De Pere Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: ". . . At De Pere they stopped on the west shore for a broad sketch of the dwellings clustered on both sides of the river. The distant dam, the mills, ware...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two children are stand in front of Governor Doty's house, the first brick house built in Wisconsin.

Date: 1906 

Description: View of businesses on Main Street, including the City Drug Store and a dentist.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Charcoal kiln. Producing charcoal was once a fairly large industry in De Pere.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: De Pere lock on the Fox River with a construction crew at work. This is the only wooden lock on the Fox River.

Postcard

Dam at De Pere

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Dam at De Pere, with men walking on a bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River and the Little Rapids dam.

Date: 1889 

Description: Elevated view of bridge crossing the wide Fox River, with the paper mill on the far side of the river, and a horse-drawn cart approaching the near side.

Photograph

Bridge and dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bridge and dam.

Drawing

De Pere House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a house at 421 Cass Street. The main entrance is on a long porch with columns, under a balcony. There is a side entrance on the left.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Residential street, North Broadway at Cass Street.

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