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Photograph

Moses Hardwick

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Description: Studio portrait of Moses Hardwick, a farmer who was one of the first settlers in Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking North. Harbor with boats, bridge, and buildings.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of river and its surrounding landscape.

Date: 1961-12-29 ca.

Description: Two teenage boys stand on the sidewalk looking at an art store window display featuring illustrations of the Packer players. The Packers were about to play...

Date: 1965-06-13 

Description: The restaurant at Austin Straubel Field. In 1965 Brown County completed a new passenger terminal at Austin Straubel Airport that included a large (and appa...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Chapman residence, at the corner of Walnut and Adams Streets.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the tower of the Northern Hydro-Electric Power Company on the Fox River.

Date: 1957 

Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.

Photograph

Doty Home

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Governor James Duane Doty's home with two children standing in front. The Doty home was the first brick house in Wisconsin. The materials were tra...

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1957-09-25 

Description: Exterior view from road of Sneezer's Snack Shop with two cars in the parking lot. The neon sign features a chef holding a hamburger on a plate.

Photograph

Employment Office

Date: 1933 

Description: Men looking for a job during the Great Depression wait their turn in the Employment Office waiting room, while another sits with a clerk and fills out form...

Photograph

Tank Cottage

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tank cottage. The cottage was built in 1776 by Joseph Roi, a fur trader, who lived in it until 1805 when it was purchased by Jacques Porlier. L...

Photograph

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 

Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway yard and roundhouse (left) on South Oakland Avenue.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at Washington Street with cable car traffic.

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: 1929 ca.

Description: Israel Greene Beaumont's House, located at 203 South Jefferson Street. The front parlor has a Christmas tree near the hearth.

Photograph

Tank Cottage

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Tank cottage before restoration on its original site. The cottage was built in 1776 by Joseph Roi, a fur trader, who lived in it until...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the church. A dusting of snow is on the church lawn. The church has a tall spire, and stained-glass windows with gothic arches. "First Presbyteria...

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