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Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen family sits around a table. One man holds a cane. A lady has a watch chain. Behind them is a frame house with a bird cage hanging o...

Photograph

Laffan Hop Yard

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Hop pickers pose in the Laffan hop yard.

Map or Atlas

Map of Newport

Date: 1854 

Description: A map of Newport on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Date: 1861 

Description: This 1861 map of Columbia County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and...

Photograph

Dr. Blake's Home

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Dr. Blake's (probably Samuel M.) house in Lodi or Prairie du Sac with a white picket fence in front of it. A man stands with a horse, Reaper Boy, i...

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.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, railroads, projected railroads, residential buildings, mills, and part of the Crawfish River. The map includes...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1877 

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is posed around a table adorned with a knit cloth. Andrew and his wife, Sarah, are in rocking chairs with cloths over the backs....

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Photograph

Mouth Rood's Glen

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: A man rows a small boat through Mouth Rood's Glen. Behind the boat a portable darkroom tent is set up.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of the Arlington Prairie Lutheran Church, a brick building with handsome shuttered Gothic windows. The congregation's horse-drawn vehicles are assemb...

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...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

Date: 1831 

Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is sitting around a table covered in a white knit cloth. Some of them are holding books. Their frame house is in the background....

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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