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Description: Exterior of the Algoma Country Club.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The Whiting Paper Mills before it was ruined by fire.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: An elevated view of the town and river.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mills with switcher engines in front of buildings. The engines are (left to right) Chicago and Northwestern Railway No. 124, Wi...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Oshkosh Public Library. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899, and the library was finally complete in September of 1900. Located on...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...
Description: An elevated view of the city.
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...
Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Library, located on Washinton Avenue. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899 and the library was finally complete in Septembe...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the city. Caption reads, "The finest aerial view of Oshkosh, Wis. ever made. Practically the entire town is included in this comprehensive p...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Restored exterior of Grand Opera House from across street.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A group of five young women sit at tables in the Hawksworth Ice Cream Parlor. The woman in the center has been identified as Josephine Edith McEvoy (later...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Hand-colored postcard view of Oshkosh High School in early spring. Several bare trees are the lawn in front of the school.
Description: Paper mill, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan Cobb, president; Hiram Smith, secretary and...
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...
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Close-up of the porch of the Octagon House.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Post Office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.
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: 1907 ca.
Description: Three-quarter view of front and side of the almost-completed Winnebago School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy. Construction workers are on the building...
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