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Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
Description: This manuscript drawing provides a side elevation, plan, and perspective view for a proposed lock on the Fox River.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.
Date: 1861-08-24 ca.
Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.
Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.
Description: Looking down Main Street.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.
Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...
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