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Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1890 

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...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 

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: 1877 

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, city wards, lot and block numbers, landownership, selected buildings, railroads, and roads. There are three i...

Date: 1887 ca.

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...

Photograph

Opera House

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...

Photograph

Morgan House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Morgan home, residence of John R. Morgan.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview of a sawmill area in the foreground; near the water in the foreground is Lake Winnebago. The square building with the "cupola" was the Revere Ho...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

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....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the town.

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1868 

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...

Date: 1890 

Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the lumbering industry on the Fox River. Lake Winnebago is in the background.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.

Photograph

Mears House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Mears residence, located at 71 North Park Avenue. The woodshed of this home was Helem Mear's first studio. Mary Mears wrote her first novel "Emma Lou--Her...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh.

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

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