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Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Photograph

Lower Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Lower Main Street featuring shops, a horse and carriage, automobiles, and trolley tracks.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Plow (Plough) Inn, 3402 Monroe St., surrounded by trees. There are a flight of steps up to the landing for the front door. A small, shed-like building...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An intersection with buildings and a car parked farther down the street.

Photograph

Packer Taking a Hit

Date: 1987-08-22 

Description: A Green Bay Packer (most likely) Von Mansfield (#44) takes a hit during a preseason game against the Washington Redskins that was played at Camp Randall St...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the United States Post Office. A woman exits the main doors of the stone building. Stairs lead from a columned facade to the sidewalk past la...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Yellow Cab Transfer Company located at 643 E. Wilson Street, (housed in the Denison Building) with two cabs with drivers out front.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a hat stands between two women wearing bonnets and matching dresses with signs around their necks that read "My Heart Bee...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is in a dress on a podium. She is next to Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Behind them is Reverend Lovell Johnson, who is wea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Powerhouse for the city electric utility with a tail race below, a man standing on the left of the powerhouse, and a train in the left background

Date: 1984-05 

Description: "Workers do steeple repair on St. Peter's Church."

Date: 1871 before

Description: The building has a fence around it and the yard is filled with trees. Pedestrians are in the road, as well as a man riding a horse.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: International model "F" or "31" truck operated by Davidson's, "Iowa's Largest Furniture Store". A man is driving the truck which is carrying rolls of carpe...

Date: 1911 

Description: This map shows plat of town, local streets, numbered lots, blocks, and wards, roads, Lake Menomin, Wilson Creek, Red Cedar River, and land ownership by nam...

Postcard

Goodwin Block

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized, exterior view from the street of the Goodwin block, featuring a hotel and a pharmacy. Several bicycles are parked at the curb.

Photograph

Fire Department

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the fire department and its engines. The garage consists of two bays, with a small, circular window placed above, the gabled roof forming a tria...

Date: 1933 

Description: The Forest Products Laboratory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five children dressed in Halloween costumes with jack-o-lanterns hanging overhead. Two of them are Robert J. Taylor's daughters, Ellen and Donna Taylor.

Date: 2009 

Description: Gandhi quotation is sidewalk chalk. Reads: "be the change you want to see in the world."

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a road scattered with carriages and people. Stores line the sides of the street.

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