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Gasoline Station

Date: 1963-08-18 ca.

Description: A gasoline station decorated with flags and pennants. Billboards are along the back fence.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This set of maps contains four sheets: "Landownership in the Vicinity of Military Reserve and Fort Howard," "Houses Along the River Road to Green Bay," "Ow...

Date: 1940-04-11 

Description: This blue line print map shows survey monument markers by type and industrial buildings and covers part of the lower Fox River and East River. The map incl...

Date: 1835 

Description: This photocopy map shows the Fox River, lot and block numbers, private claims, streets, a public squares, a manual labour school, and Fort Howard. An inset...

Date: 1957-03-14 

Description: Store front and delivery vehicles of Spic and Span Dry Cleaning. Green Bay, Wisconsin. March 14, 1957.


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: 1895 ca.

Description: The first Long Tail Point Lighthouse.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Celebration of firts highway being planned

Date: 1923-11-11

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Date: 1921-3-14

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Is now fifty years old

Date: 1916-7-20

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ships sail up the Fox River along side the coal yards located in Green Bay.

Date: 1965-06-13 

Description: This new baggage handling area was among the improvements in the new passenger terminal at Austrin Staubel Airport in 1965. Austin Straubel became the coun...

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...

Historical Essay

The Founding of Major Cities

Read how land speculation and the development of transportation spurred settlement in 19th-century Wisconsin, leading to the rise of larger cities.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Northern Paper Mills' chimney, water towers, buildings, and lumber yard, seen from the Fox River.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Green Bay & Western Railroad roundhouse.


Van Drisse Motors

Date: 1960-07-09 

Description: Elevated view of used car lot of Van Drisse Motors, a Ford dealer, at the intersection of Main and Monroe Streets.

Date: 1965 

Description: A traveling display about the NASA manned space program on exhibit at Austin Straubel Airport. Included in the exhibit is a model of a space capsule and a...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Bronze tablets will mark old green bay road

Date: 1927-6-06

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: This map shows streets and railroads and is oriented with north to the upper left. Wards have been outlined in yellow, red, blue, and green. The back of th...

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