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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Washington Street and the Fox River and buildings nearby.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Chapman residence, at the corner of Walnut and Adams Streets.

Photograph

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking east at storefronts. Booths with flags and bunting are set up on the sidewalk.

Photograph

"Lawton's Folly"

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Lawton's Folly," the home of Joseph Lawton, built in 1851, between De Pere and Ft. Howard. Joseph Lawton came from Pennsylvannia. This building no longe...

Photograph

Doty Office

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the J.D. Doty office. Doty served as agent for John Jacob Astor in promoting the village of Astor, later renamed Green Bay.

Date: 1896 

Description: Railroad employees pose with locomotive engine no. 925 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The engine has a long pilot, a large oil headlight, sm...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: View of the fort from a high vantage point.

Date: 1874 

Description: This map shows streets, buildings, railroads, the Fox River, the East River, and part of Green Bay.

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Governor James Duane Doty's home with two children standing in front. The Doty home was the first brick house in Wisconsin. The materials were tra...

Photograph

View of the Harbor

Date: 1889 

Description: Elevated view looking north toward the harbor with multiple buildings in the foreground.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows landownership on a military reserve, private claims, buildings (including Fort Howard and U.S. sawmill), swamps, public barns and fields, an...

Date: 1821-08-18 

Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main Street on the corner of Washington Street shops.

Photograph

Inside Fort Howard

Date: 1853 after

Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.

Date: 1890 

Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Green Bay, with the old Court House.

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