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Photograph

Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, with a fire in the fireplace. There is a spinning wheel near the hearth and bookcase...

Photograph

Entrance Hall

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The entrance hall and stairway in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. There is a grandfather clock and antique rush seat chair in the hall,...

Date: 1950 before

Description: Residence in Portage that was the birthplace of Frederick Jackson Turner.

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...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Deane Woody and Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Sanford, members of the Deane Woody curling rink of Madison, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel spons...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House.

Photograph

Hall

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: A tiled hall area in the 1928 addition to the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. A small stairway is on the right. The walls are wood paneled.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1938-06 

Description: An interior view of the Indian Agency House, including three chairs made by J. Davis.

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...

Map or Atlas

City of Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, streets, a canal, bridges, Fort Winnebago, the Wisconsin River, and the Fox River. Relief is shown by...

Photograph

Zona Gale's Study

Date: 1928 after

Description: This room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zone Gale Breese, with desk, wood paneled walls, fireplace, and tile floor served as Ms. Gale's study.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. Interior view of one of the bedrooms.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal, dug by hand in 1849 and completed in 1851. It was renovated by the Army Corps of Engineers after the Civil War.

Photograph

Wisconsin River

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1962-09-01 

Description: View from street of City Hall and the corner of Clark Street at sundown.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1868 

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

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