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Ansorge House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across front lawn of family posed in yard of house located on S. 3rd Street. Otto Ansorge leans on the bannister of his front porch. An unidentified w...

Photograph

Oshkosh Factories

Date: 1962 

Description: Factories on Custer Avenue. On the left is the Waite Carpet Co., and in the background is the CKL Machinery Co.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Public Library, established in 1882, was erected at a cost of $30,000, of which Andrew Carnegie contributed $12,500. The balance was raised by public subsc...

Date: 1887 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of Octagon House. Neenah's octagon house has the virtue of simplicity. As its topside ornament, it has a flagpole instead of a cupola.

Postcard

Yacht Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof. A boat is near the pier on the right.

Date: 1908 ca.

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...

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Description: Exterior view of the Neenah Public Library in winter. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a combined donation of $20,000 from the citizens of Ne...

Photograph

Fourth Ward School

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Side view of Fourth Ward School, surrounded by wooden fence.

Date: 1891 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Presbyterian Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Public Museum. Occupies the former home of Edgar Sawyer, lumberman and businessman. It was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924. This muse...

Postcard

Yacht Club

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof, and a large wrap-around porch.

Postcard

Post Office

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.

Photograph

Island City Mill

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Island City Mill. Island City Mill was built in 1867 by Carl Stridde and A.H.F. Krueger, and also called Stridde & Krueger Mill. By 1891 it...

Photograph

Cattle Judging

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men dressed in hats and coats stand with cattle on a snowy street. A large crowd surrounds the men behind a rope. Storefronts and other buildings are on bo...

Photograph

The Duck Hunters

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five duck hunters stand in front of Mike Gavin's Buffet holding guns, paddles, and stringers of dead ducks.

Postcard

Barn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old Stone Barn, built by Harrison Reed in 1847.

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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