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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Fox River and South Washington Street, from the top of St. Willobrord's Church.

Photograph

Tank Cottage

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tank cottage. The cottage was built in 1776 by Joseph Roi, a fur trader, who lived in it until 1805 when it was purchased by Jacques Porlier. L...

Photograph

Tank Cottage

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tank cottage. The cottage was built in 1776 by Joseph Roi, a fur trader, who lived in it until 1805 when it was purchased by Jacques Porlier. L...

Photograph

View from Fox River

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View from Fox River of chimneys, buildings, and boat.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Photograph

View over Fox River

Date: 1889 

Description: View of Green Bay from the Fort Howard side of the Fox River.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View on the outskirts of an unidentified town in the vicinity of Green Bay.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the commercial area along the east side of the Fox River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of bridges and the Fox River.

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:  ca.

Description: View of the parade grounds surrounded by possibly the barracks. An American flag on a pole dominates the image.

Photograph

Cotton Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of the Captain John Cotton residence.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Green Bay with old Court House and the surrounding buildings.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chimney and water towers at Northern Paper Mills, also a cargo ship called the Yorkton, which carries lumber to the paper mill.

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.

Photograph

Tank Cottage

Date: 1960 

Description: Riew view of the Tank cottage.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Fort Howard Hospital, in the course of restoration.

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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