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Date: 1957 

Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of Antone De Pas & Son, Badger tire and tube dealer in Bay Settlement, Wisconsin, with a three-color illustration of a couple standing by an aut...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Randall Wilcox's home, with fence and people standing on the front porch.

Photograph

Dam on Fox River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View towards far shoreline of dam on the Fox River at De Pere.

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...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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.

Date: 1943 

Description: Boyle Hall at St. Norbert College.

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

De Pere Depot

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: At the De Pere depot, the first train operated by the Milwaukee & Northern Railway. This train made its first run to Green Bay on June 25, 1873, and this p...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map of Brown County, Wisconsin, from the late 19th century shows land claims along the Fox River, the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities...

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: 1906 ca.

Description: High school and its grounds.

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