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Photograph

Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Front gate view of the Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.

Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).

Photograph

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the Haertel Brewery which later became the Eulberg Brewery.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Photograph

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Map or Atlas

City of Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, streets, a canal, bridges, Fort Winnebago, the Wisconsin River, and the Fox River. Relief is shown by...

Photograph

Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

Photograph

Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

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