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Date: 1947-10-10 

Description: Aerial view of Dundas cannery.

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: 1901 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Brillion News Print Shop where a printer and his assistants pose around a press and work tables.

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: 1835 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian mission.

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...

Photograph

Missionary Dwelling

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1933 

Description: Students sitting at their desks with their books open at Potter School, District No. 3. Magazines and newspapers hang on a line strung against the back wal...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

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...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This negative photostat map shows the "oak tree, place of beginning" on the division line between Stockbridge and Brothertown Indians, and Governor Porter'...

Date: 1947 

Description: Colorized postcard of a paved road curving between hills with trees in autumn color. There are flowers in the fields on both sides of the road. Text at foo...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1899 

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.

Photograph

Mission House

Date: 1933 

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

Date: 1948 

Description: Man smoothing a road with a Meili-Blumberg (MB) Model 10 power grader attached to an International MD tractor. According to the original caption, the power...

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

Cemetery Visit

Date: 1958 

Description: Local historian William F. Wolf visiting the Native American cemetery. In the background is a barn and a silo and other farm buildings.

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...

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.
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