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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Rear elevation of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. Construction sheds and a crane are visible on the building site. The buildin...

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

Date: 1908-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard of a man stepping onto the sidewalk in front of his home. A woman on the porch is watching as he leaves. He is wearing an overcoat an...

Date: 1933-03-30 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Corporation depot with receiving trucks.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The curved wall near the entrance is on the right. A construction shack is at the left. A sign po...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: East Park Fountain.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Racine County Court House.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the First Presbyterian Church from the northeast.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Roof of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. The skylight domes have been installed. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wrigh...

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Description: Memohead of the J.I. Case Plow Works of Racine, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the company plant and a smaller scene set on a scroll of a man driving...

Date: 1952 

Description: Interior perspective and exterior perspective of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the projec...

Date: 1968 

Description: View of the Golden Rondelle with the Johnson Wax Research Tower in the background taken from the northeast corner of Franklin and 14th Streets.There is a p...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction workers at the Johnson Wax Building.

Photograph

Racine Roundhouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: The locomotive "D.K. Bush," which was built in the Racine shops of the Western Union Railroad in 1879, the same year in which the line came into the posses...

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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:  date unknown

Description: View of the Reef Lighthouse.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

Racine City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Racine City Hall.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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...

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