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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

Photograph

Mission House

Date: 1933 

Description: Exterior view of a Mission House built in about 1740.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leander Schierl, Wendelin Schierl, and a young boy inside Schierl's Blacksmith Shop. Leander bends over, shoeing the horse, while his father observes. On t...

Photograph

Missionary Dwelling

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the dwelling of Cutting Marsh, missionary to the Stockbridge Indians.

Photograph

Elliot Wenzel

Date: 1933 

Description: Elliot Wenzel, age 11, poses for his photograph as the "Leader in Play" at the Potter School, District No. 3. He holds a football and wears a leather hat s...

Photograph

Chief Red Bird

Date: 1963 

Description: Statue of Winnebago Indian Chief Red Bird with Lake Winnebago in the background.

Postcard

Rock Formation

Date: 1907-12-10 

Description: Photographic postcard of a rock formation with two tree stumps and plants on top. Gravel and scrub vegetation are in the background. Text below reads "Scen...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the school at Brothertown. with students and teacher posed outdoors around the front steps.

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Stephen Nicholas (1840-1901) of Chilton, Wisconsin. Stephen was a member of the Narragansett tribe. He served with Co. D, 1st...

Date: 1924 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd with his arms spread wide for emphasis. This photograph is thought to have been taken during the 1924 presi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a country road shaded by trees in autumn color.

Map or Atlas

Plot of Brillion

Date: 1863 

Description: This plat map of Brillion is ink and pencil on paper. The front of the map shows a plat of the town, roads, and Spring Creek, and includes a significant ha...

Date: 1943 

Description: Map shows the town of St. Catherine, Wisconsin, between Lake Street and Doty Street as it appeared on January 3, 1852. Map is situated facing north with La...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the Post Office in Hilbert, Wisconsin, with a center image of an eagle holding a banner, the ends of which read U.S. and Mail, in its beak, und...

Photograph

Kraus House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Kraus House, lodging operated by Hubert Kraus, and once used as a Civil War drill house. The building was razed in 1936 according to some local residents....

Photograph

Raymond Alpin

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Raymond Alpin, president of the Potter School District No. 3 PTA stands in the doorway of his garage. There is a large Firestone advertisement on the left....

Photograph

Edith Grignon

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored carte-de-visite portrait of Edith Acker with hat and parasol. She married Rossiter Grignon.

Photograph

Miss Scott

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Miriam Scott of Stockbridge, Wisconsin, a sister of E.W. Scott.

Date: 1907-06-20 

Description: Black and white postcard of the German Methodist Episcopal Church.

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