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Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., landing passengers, taken between 1901 and 1910. Crowds are on riverbank and there are buildings in background. A cr...

Date: 1926-09-05 before

Description: Dinner menu for the Hotel Witter, with menu listing, flap, front, and back of self-folding mailer, and tipped-in photographic views of the dining room and...

Date: 1901-03-23 before

Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with a three-quarter illustration of peop...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

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Description: Memohead of the Green Bay Transportation Company, with a center image of a steamer traveling on the water and a life preserver on one side printed with the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, Sidney, on the Mississippi River at New Orleans. All three decks are full of passengers. Later named "Washington."

Date: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date: 1863-02-28 

Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...

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...

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Description: Letterhead of Hart's Steam Boat Line of Green Bay, Wisconsin, with a steam boat named after the proprietor, C.W. Moore, with a flag bearing the same name....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the mouth of the Wisconsin River from a scenic overlook depicting a steamboat in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Da...

Date: 1860-09-22 

Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Crosse and scenery above.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

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 sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

Date: 1903-10-30 before

Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...

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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

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