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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: 1915 ca.

Description: View of houses along street.

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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

Central House Hotel

Date: 1919 

Description: View of the Central House Hotel, built in 1863.

Date: 1920 

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

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

Willard Nuss

Date: 1933 

Description: Willard Nuss, holding a small dog on a chain leash, poses near Peace Evangelical and Reformed Church in Potter. He was the "leader of the highest class in...

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...

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

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...

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...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Intersection in downtown Chilton.

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...

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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...

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Description: Letterhead of the Chilton Branch of the Falk Jung & Borchert Brewing Company, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It includes, on the left, an elevated...

Date: 1907-06-20 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Stockbridge Indian Mission, built in about 1834, with several figures and a horse standing in the structure's doorway.

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...

Photograph

St. Mary's School

Date: 1906 

Description: View of St. Mary's School.

Photograph

Miss Scott

Date:  date unknown

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

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