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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...
Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View of the freight steamer Cornucopia loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill in the background....
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...
Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...
Description: Lithograph view of river with a riverboat on the river, and a family on a hill above the river. There is a wagon or cart on the road below the hill.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.
Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.
Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.
Description: Posed group portrait of men and women members of the “Class of '86” at Lawrence College. The 8 men have silk top hats and the 4 women have umbrellas, for a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: House built by Dominique Ducharme in 1791 and added on to by Augustin Grignon after 1813.
Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.
Description: Elevated view of two men in the DuCharme house, later known as the Grignon house.
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