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Date: 1888 

Description: View of a tree-lined path in West Park.

Date: 1885 

Description: Monument Square.

Date: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1888 

Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the Racine Court House of northeast Racine, with Lake Michigan visible to the right.

Print

Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of multiple structures on the R. Moseley Walker homestead.

Date: 1872 

Description: Catalog cover reads: "J.I. Case, Manufacturers of Improved Threshing Machines, Steam Engines, Horse Powers &c." Features illustrations of vegetables, frui...

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from city hall of commercial street in downtown area.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: East Park Fountain.

Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date: 1884 

Description: Proposed Soldier's Monument illustration (erected in 1884) printed on a certificate of membership to the Racine Soldiers Monument Association.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of the Murray-Kearney house.

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking northwest from Racine City Hall.

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Photograph

Sophie Smith

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Sophie Smith (1861-1945), posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. She would later marry Arthur Pugh. She is wearing...

Photograph

Knapp House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The F.M. Knapp residence, northwest corner of Main and 10th Streets. A man is standing and leaning on a tree on the terrace.

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows lots, neighborhood additions and subdivisions (some in blue, green, pink, and yellow), and numbered wards. Streets, Lake Michigan, and the R...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.

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