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Description: This map is ink and pen on tracing cloth and shows land ownership by name, canals, local streets, section lines, and original low water lines in blue. The...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of horse-drawn carriages and sleds racing down a snowy street lines with storefronts. A large crowd is in the distance.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Eight men and one dog lean their heads outside of the windows of a passenger car caboose of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railway for a group portra...
Description: The "old stone barn" built by the Reeds as early settlers, now used by a member of the city police department as a family residence.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Main Street bridge, looking toward a section of the city known locally as Brooklyn.
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin," was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Description: Front view of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery," built in 1844.
Description: Exterior view from road of the Elisha D. Smith Library. The library opened in 1898 funded with a gift of $20,000 from E.D. Smith. Over the main entrance, a...
Description: Oshkosh Pure Ice and Coal Co. horse-drawn wagon. Note on back: Near Oregon & 11st. #2, camera set pointing in an easterly direction and 26 ft. 4 in. west f...
Description: Garden, entrance to swimming pool, and pavilion at the Donald Shepard residence, originally the Smith house, built by the son of the founder of the Menasha...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: View across unpaved road towards construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.
Date: 1966-08-28 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a large, Tudor style mansion on the shores of Lake Winnebago.
Description: The fish fry group outside of La Sure's. The signboard advertises today's special, fish fry.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: This map shows city wards, streets, railroads, parks, Lake Butte Des Morts, Lake Winnebago, advertisements for Dixie Oils Gasoline, a list of Cook & Brown...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.
Description: Letterhead of the City of Oshkosh, Comptroller's Office, with a three-quarter view of the city hall, people standing or walking by the building, and a hors...
Description: Front view of the home of Janes Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."
Description: The home of Curtis Reed.
Description: Stereograph view over Wisconsin Avenue looking northwest.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Residence of B.H. Soper, a furniture manufacturer and dealer.
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