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Indian Agency House

Date: 1945-09 

Description: The Indian Agency House, built in 1832 for John Harris Kinzie (the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk Nation) and his wife.

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Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

Date: 1950-04-15 

Description: Fire fighters from neighboring communities help put out at a nighttime fire in the downtown business district.

Date: 1868 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House, built in 1832.

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Covered Bridge

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Covered bridge over river.

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Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map is pencil on tracing paper and shows marshes, the Wisconsin River, Indian trails, and Indian boundary line. The upper left corner reads: "Let sect...

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...

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Canal at Portage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the canal, with buildings on right-hand shore and a boat coming down the canal.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of the parlor in the Indian Agency house.

Date: 1944-12-29 

Description: Reverend C.O. and Mrs. Grobber and two daughters at WIBU radio station studio. Reverend Grobber is seated in front of a microphone, Mrs. Grobber at the pia...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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Breese House

Date: 1928 after

Description: An exterior view of the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. The brick and stucco house has features of several styles. The original 1912 struct...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal and lock. The Indian Agency House in the center background. The canal was dug in 1849 as part of the Fox-Wisconsin waterway pro...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This street map was likely given out by the Rebholz Company: Clothiers and Furnishers. The map shows labeled streets, train tracks, Silver Lake, Mud Lake,...

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Monument

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A monument erected to "the memory of our historic dead" erected by the Wau-bun Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1915.

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Wisconsin River

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin River looking downstream. The Wisconsin River end of the canal may be seen at the left.

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Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A view of the living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, looking toward the front entry hall. There is a grand piano in the front o...

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