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Date: 1887 ca.
Description: A studio group portrait of the Oshkosh baseball team. All players are wearing formal suits rather than baseball uniforms. In the front row, seated left to...
Description: Oshkosh Grand Opera House. The building was started in 1882 and finished in the following year at a cost of $36,000. It measures 60 x 120 feet. This photog...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
Description: A composite portrait of the Oshkosh baseball team, made up of baseball card images of each player and a central image of manager Frank G. Seele wearing a t...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....
Description: Cabinet card of an informal full-length portrait. (Mrs. Ben) Jessie Jack Hooper relaxes in a chair. The portrait may have been taken at the Sawyer House in...
Description: Bird's-eye map after a fire destroyed a large area of the town. In memory of the Great Conflagration on April 28th, 1875. Taken from the North-Side.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Main Street bridge, looking toward a section of the city known locally as Brooklyn.
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.
Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.
Description: The Philteus Sawyer residence located on the northwest corner of Algoma and West Algoma Streets. Sawyer was mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864, and became a U...
Description: Stereoview of the lumbering industry on the Fox River. Lake Winnebago is in the background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Morgan home, residence of John R. Morgan.
Description: This map shows building use, railroads, tramways, lumber yards, roads, watchman’s stations, and steam pipes. Also included is text about buildings, Clapp a...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...
Description: Stereoview of the town.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.
Description: Stereoview of the south side of Main Street.
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