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Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Wilmer Schulz checking the syrup in a modern evaporator near High Cliff State Park. Schulz stands with an testing tool in front of one of the...

Date:  ca.

Description: A man, possibly J. Schildhauer, stands at the edge of a small river with his hands on his hips. A dog is standing at the river's edge looking at a flock of...

Date: 1836 

Description: This plat map shows the proposed Town of Whitesboro, a paper city (a city planned but never built), located on the Manitowoc River in Calumet County. Certi...

Date: 1917-07-01 

Description: View of a large group of people gathered for a Homecoming celebration. A young woman in the foreground is identified as Daisy Helen Hicken.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of students and a teacher posed outside a school building. One boy holds a chalkboard sign reading "Brothertown Dist. No. 2."

Photograph

Stephen Nicholas

Date: 1895 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...

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Description: Memohead of a newspaper originally published in Stockbridge as the "Union", but known as the "Wisconsin Demokrat" after its editor moved production to Chil...

Photograph

Woelfel Haystack

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a farmer from top of straw stack. The man uses a fork to push down the straw as more is being blown onto the pile from a thresher. More men in work...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Brillion News building with a man and two women posed in the doorway.

Date: 1920 

Description: Elevated-view illustration of the John Lauson Manufacturing Company factory. The company made Lauson tractors and Lauson Frost King gasoline engines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map, which was likely drawn in the mid-19th century, shows land ownership on the Stockbridge Reservation on the shore of Lake Winnebago in what is now...

Date: 1947-10-10 

Description: Aerial view of Dundas cannery.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Wisconsin beekeeper Albert Peglow posed standing outdoors among beehives in apiary.

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.

Photograph

St. Mary's School

Date: 1906 

Description: View of St. Mary's School.

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: This 1977 map identifies the locations of 46 cemeteries in Calumet County, Wisconsin. Cemeteries are indexed by town. Also included are a civil town map, a...

Avid Amateur Photographer

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

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for the Lauson 15-25 tractor featuring a color illustration of a farmer using the tractor and plow in a field, surrounded by an Art Deco-styl...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian Mission with men standing near its entrance.

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...

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