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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: 1893 ca.
Description: View of the Appleton Woolen Mills from the south, circa 1895. The three-story building in the right front was constructed in 1893. The long, two-story bui...
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.
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: Elevated view of two men in the DuCharme house, later known as the Grignon house.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Lawrence College Campus with snow on the ground.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.
Date: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.
Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
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...
Description: An inscription over the entrance of the Van Niel house.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."
Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.
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