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Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fort Howard Hospital, exterior building covered in snow.

Date: 1961-12-31 

Description: Farmall 460 tractor with windbreaker and no. 46 baler removing twenty tons of hay from Green Bay City Stadium (now Lambeau Field) at 9 a.m. on the day of t...

Date: 1868 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, lots, roads, railroads, and part of the Fox River. The map includes an explanation and table of witnesses to the cor...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Alfred Lawson is seated in the rear compartment of a Lawson Tractor Biplane. The front compartment passenger is barely visible. A farm is in the distance.

Date: 1956-09-06 

Description: Wisconsin Attorney General Vernon Thomson campaigning in Green Bay as the Republican gubernatorial candidate. Thomson was successful, defeating Democrat Wi...


Fox River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Fox River looking south, with factories and a smokestack in the foreground.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. Joseph's academy, with school grounds.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Captain John Cotton residence. Also known as "Beaupre", this Greek Revival style house was built in 1842 for Cotton, a retired U.S. Army officer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View showing Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with a boat, train, and the buildings at Fort Howard. Fort Howard was incorporated into Green Bay.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Shoreline and wavelets near Red Banks on Lake Michigan.



Date: 1956 

Description: Exterior view of Hazelwood, the home of Morgan L. Martin. Morgan Lewis Martin served as county judge of Brown County from 1875 until his death in 1887.


Baird Law Office

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: View of the Baird law office, removed from its original location to the lawn of the Brown County Court House.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. Mary's Hospital.


Cotton House

Date: 1949 

Description: View of three women standing in front of the Captain John Cotton house. Also known as "Beaupre", this Greek Revival style house was built in 1842 for Cotto...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old Barracks at Fort Howard, exterior building.


Public Libary

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Exterior of public library.

Date: 1944 

Description: A letter from the Green Bay Packers' director of ticket sales accompanied by a schedule and ticket request reservation card. A map of the stadium, with tic...

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