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Date: 1936 after

Description: Three commercial fishermen in a boat lifting a trap net. In the bottom right foreground are the hands of another man holding the opposite side of the net f...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map of the Little Kaukalin Region is ink on paper and shows Little Kaukalin Rapids, Black Bird Island, buildings, trails, meadows and woods, and a sug...

Historical Essay

Land Speculation and Cities

How Real Estate Owners Created Wisconsin

Discover how land owners promoted their towns and villages for settlers and created the cities you know today.

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...

Date: 1959-09-09 

Description: Service Station offering "Shellubrication."

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Farmers Exchange Bank of Green Bay, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and people walking on the sidewalk. There a...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Navigation on Fox River in early days

Date: 1925-7-09

County: Brown

City: De Pere

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Bronze tablets will mark old green bay road

Date: 1927-6-06

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Photograph

Van Drisse Motors

Date: 1960-07 

Description: Mechanics of Van Drisse Motors, a Green Bay Ford dealer, check the engine of Ford Fairlane.

Date: 1918 

Description: This map shows railroads, street car lines, wards, private claims, parks, railroad yards and depots, and cemeteries. The map is oriented with north to uppe...

Date:  

Description: St. Willebrord Roman Catholic Church, said to be the former town hall and Court House, built around 1850.

Photograph

Tire Pile

Date: 1963-10-13 ca.

Description: A large pile of used tires near a DX gasoline sign. In the background are several grain elevators, a house, and a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer sign.

Date: 1937-12-22 

Description: A man on a loading dock near the open door of a building loads metal parts onto the back of an International truck used by the Wesley Heat Treating Company...

Date: 1907 

Description: Sanborn map of Green Bay including St. George and Main Streets.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Lawson plant in Green Bay. Includes a drawing from an aerial perspective of the plant and some of the surrounding area, under the wor...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Celebration of firts highway being planned

Date: 1923-11-11

County: Brown

City: Green Bay

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Antone De Pas & Son, Badger tire and tube dealer in Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, with a three-color illustration of a couple standing by an aut...

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: 1956-06-11 

Description: Cliff VandenBush, an employee of a Green Bay Mobil station.

Date:  

Description: Mothers and infant children stand in front of the Brown County Trailer.

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