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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Mrs. Ch. Harris

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A woman stands at the gate beside a wood frame house, possibly at Newport. The downspout on the house drains into a rain barrel. There are outbuildings beh...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Photograph

Mrs. Ch. Harris

Date: 1925 

Description: A woman stands by the gate beside a wooden house, possibly at Newport. The house's downspout drains into a rain barrel. Lake Michigan is in the background...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men, three holding large fish, pose near an ice fishing shanty off of Fish Creek. Some of their gear is on the ice.

Date:  

Description: Elevated view of Syl standing on ice and mounds of snow near a broken pier along a shoreline. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the lower left.

Photograph

Fish Creek Harbor

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east; the bluff rises on the left, the harbor is on the right. The cottage in the foreground with pergola and lattice...

Date: 1957 

Description: Mrs. Philip G. Kuehn and two of her children lunching at the Town Club (a country club).

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the shoreline of a bridge spanning the Sturgeon Bay canal.

Photograph

Winter Scene

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses wearing snowshoes at his cottage in Fish Creek, now 4108 Main Street. There is a large snowdrift in the foreground.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children and adults enjoy a sunny day at the beach. Those identified include Mrs. Ferdinand (Clothilde Schmidt) Hotz, on left with hat and light...

Date: 1957-05-19 

Description: Group portrait of men standing on a lawn in front of a building. C.L. (Neal) Harrington is in the third row on the right end. The meeting was held in Penin...

Photograph

Cows in Spring

Date: 1916 

Description: A cow lies along the road outside a fence; two calves lie behind the fence under blooming cherry trees. The road is identified as Sturgeon Bay Road, now Hi...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Downtown Ephraim from Peninsula State Park, directly across the bay.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Fishing nets drying along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Fishing Village

Date: 1936 after

Description: View from water of a fishing village at Gills Rock, at the tip of the Door County Peninsula. Two boats, many nets, and three men are visible, along with a...

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the side of the stone garage and tower at the Hotz family compound at Fish Creek. There is a rustic ladder from the garage roof to the observation...

Map or Atlas

Door County

Date: 1899 

Description: Map of Door County with inset photograph of Sturgeon Bay City.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A group poses on the steps leading from the lake path to the porch of the Hotz cottage at Europe Lake. The photographer's daughter, Margaret Hotz, third fr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Door County Historical Museum.

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