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Photograph

Farm of Alex Smith

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.

Photograph

Christmas Dinner

Date: 1890 

Description: Mary Meade Grignon (Mrs. Charles) surrounded by her family at the Grignon House in Kaukauna. Mrs. Grignon is in the center and Ross Grignon is thought to b...

Painting

Grand Chute

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Grand Chute.

Date: 1890 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...

Date: 1870 before

Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.

Photograph

Appleton Gymnasts

Date: 1892 

Description: Adult men, dressed in uniforms, posing in front of a painted backdrop with sporting equipment indoors at the Appleton Turners Festival. Their teacher stand...

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...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

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...

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.

Date: 1898-06 

Description: The Fox River seen from the hill behind the Catholic Church and looking toward the combined locks. Also seen in the distance is a paper mill.

Date: 1887 

Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.

Photograph

Little Chute Tavern

Date: 1898-06 

Description: What is believed to be the oldest tavern in Little Chute, built in 1850's. It was later known as Mrs. Benoit's home.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.

Date: 1898-06 

Description: The Roman Catholic Church. The arch in front of the door has the names of the priests who had served here beginning with Rev. Father Van den Brock. Over th...

Photograph

Masonic Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Text: "Masonic Hall at the corner of College Avenue and Oneida Street; built in 1855 by Theodore Conkey, it burned in 1874. The Zuehlke Building was built...

Date: 1893 

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...

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