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Photograph

Osborn House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the original house on the Osborn homestead, built in 1844 when J.H. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently from New York City.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: The congregation of the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod which ran from May 31-June 6, 1877. Winnebago Cou...

Photograph

Opera House

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The Reliance Flooring Mill. The mill building was physically moved by water by Capt. Sam Neff from Winnconne to Oshkosh, Wis. July 4, 1879.

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Menasha Wooden Ware factory.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of the interior of the Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, under the care of the Reverend E.J. Homme. The photograph was taken during the...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A small group of children sits on the front stairs of a high school.

Date: 1877-06 ca.

Description: Men seated outside during the Eastern District Norwegian Synod held at Immanuel Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winchester, Wisconsin. Winnebago C...

Date: 1899-08-24 

Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh.

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The National Hotel on town square off of Main Street.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Main Street bridge, looking toward a section of the city known locally as Brooklyn.

Date: 1881 

Description: Ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper. Top of the map reads: "NORTHERN OUTLET MENASHA MEANDER LINES Scale 132ft 1 INCH Var S.E. Survey Completed Spet. 23 18...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: High School and Manual Training School. Crowd of people gathered on lawn in front of building.

Date: 1877 

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, city wards, lot and block numbers, landownership, selected buildings, railroads, and roads. There are three i...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

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