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Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House.

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Portage Canal

Date: 1928-02-05 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal, looking east from the canal bridge.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

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

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Zona Gale

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pulitzer Prize winning author Zona Gale wearing a hat and a coat with a fur collar.

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City Hall

Date: 1962-09-01 

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

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Pauqette Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Pierre Pauquette monument located at the eastern terminus of the Wauona Trail. Erected by the Wau-bun Chapter of the Daughters of the America...

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House, before restoration. This house built in 1832 by the United States Government. Restored by Colonial Dames between 1929-1932.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House, near the site of Fort Winnebago.

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Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal. In the immediate foreground is the Fox River, then the lower locks and the canal itself. The Indian Agency House may be seen t...

Date: 1950-04-15 

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

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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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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House, built in 1832 near the site of Fort Winnebago.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of the kitchen hearth.

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Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

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Fort Winnebago

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago monument two miles east of Portage on Highway 33, erected by the Wau-bun Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1924. The mo...

Date: 1967 

Description: Workers gathering at a cucumber receiving station after striking.

Strikes in Wisconsin were organized by the Obreros Unidos (United Workers),as an...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A view of the Frederick Jackson Turner house, sold and much altered with portico added. The address of this home is 319 West Franklin Street.

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Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

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