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Opera House

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Hayton Opera House and the connecting building which is now the Hayton Bar.

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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:  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:  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...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

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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...

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: 1837 

Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...

Date: 1947-10-10 

Description: Aerial view of Dundas cannery.

Photograph

Chief Red Bird

Date: 1963 

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

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Mission House

Date: 1933 

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

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for the John Lauson Manufacturing Company featuring an illustration of testimonials from satisfied customers. The caption reads, "Output More...

Date: 1878 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Chilton with insets of points of interest, including P.H. Becker's Brewery, Chilton House, and Gutheil's Block.

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

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...

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St. Mary's School

Date: 1906 

Description: View of St. Mary's School.

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

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...

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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....

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