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Photograph

James D. Doty House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Front and rear views of the James D. Doty residence, the first brick house built in Wisconsin.

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...

Photograph

Smith Home

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Smith home at 302 North Broadway.

Photograph

Train Collision

Date:  date unknown

Description: A collision of a freight train with an excursion train on the Chicago and North Western Railway, resulting in six deaths and at least 46 people injured.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of residential street with many trees lining the sides, along with some houses. Rails, possibly trolley rails, run down the street.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Pioneer Lager Beer, Bottled by De Pere Brewing Corp." The label is divided into tria...

Photograph

View of De Pere

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View over town looking east from the railroad station.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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

De Pere High School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: High school, built in 1857 and destroyed by fire in 1899.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Nicolet Paper Company on left.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home with trees and a sidewalk, built in 1836 or 1837.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Eleazer William's log cabin, five miles south of De Pere, overlooking the parids of the Little Bakalin on the Fox River.

Photograph

Dam on Fox River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards far shoreline of dam on the Fox River at De Pere.

Date: 1932 

Description: View of the bridge under construction, and a crane atop the structure. Eight men stand on the bridge with the Nicolet Paper Company in the distance to the...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Portraits of the members of the Samuel Harrison Post No. 91 of De Pere, Wisconsin from 1883-1896.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: First Congregational Church in De Pere with a train and neighboring buildings.

Photograph

Compass Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Probably Native Americans receiving instructions on compass use for Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory.

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, wareho...

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