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Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...

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Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians posed in front of the steamboat Winnebago near Stand Rock Amphitheatre.

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stern view of the sidewheel packet, Quincy, on the Mississippi River. Later named J.S.

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: View across river of the steamboat "Sunshine."

Date: 1839 

Description: Shows locations of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads. Includes table of steamboat routes and distances; vignette of "Maid...

Photograph

The Menasha

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A description of this photograph provided by Ernst Schmidt reads, "The government river inspection boat with the 'Mystery' tied to her and the 'Bottoms Up'...

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Date: 1962 

Description: Label for Chief Oshkosh Beer with an arrowhead-shaped shield in the center bearing the name of the brew. There is also a depiction of the brewery with Lake...

Photograph

Sexton's Eddy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sexton's Eddy, up the river and opposite. Steamboat in distance.

Date: 1913 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin and portions of eastern Iowa and Minnesota, northern Illinois, and the western part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, showing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: H.H. Bennett and group of men posed on bow of "Dell Queen" steamboat. Two men with violins, one with harp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel with large crowd of passengers, "Christopher Columbus," en route between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Passengers posed on bow of "Apollo No. 1" steamboat. Two men with drums are on the right. Edge of bridge visible at top of picture.

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