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Description: Racine Map key.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

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Racine , Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A view from the tower of the Racine Court House looking north.

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Part of Children's Room." In the foreground are reading tables with lamps,...

Date: 1936 

Description: The S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Company building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1936.

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Racine Courthouse

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Racine County Courthouse.

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Johnson Wax Company

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of the Johnson Wax Company building.

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Description: Boy standing below the Golden Rondelle with the Johnson Wax Research Tower in the background. Workers on scaffolding can be seen on the tower in the distan...

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View from City Hall

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking northwest from Racine City Hall.

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Delivery Desk and Stacks." In the room is a large five-sided librarian's d...

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

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Racine City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Racine City Hall.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction looking up to the ceiling. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wr...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax research tower.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Artist's rendering of the research and development tower and administration building of the S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Co.

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Monument Square

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Racine Monument Square with the Soldiers Monument.

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Description: Letterhead of the Racine Wire Cloth Works (previously named Chas. Goehner's Wire Works) of Racine, Wisconsin, a manufacturer of wire cloth and wire goods,...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the great workroom of the administration building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Racine Trolley

Date: 1891 

Description: View across road construction towards a horse-drawn trolley on railroad tracks on Racine Street. Men and children are standing near piles of road building...

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