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Hotel Athearn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hotel Athearn, which was built across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by William Waters.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Passenger station of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of St. Mary's Hospital.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Washington Street, near the Chicago and Northwestern train depot.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Campus of the State Normal School.

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Schurz Monument

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Carl Schurz Monument, presented to the city by John Hicks in 1914. Sculpted by Karl Bitter.

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Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the post office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of St. Mary's Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking down Washington Street.

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State College

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A building on the campus of Wisconsin State College (State Normal School).

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Stein's Shop

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Stein's Shop, "The World's Unique Shop". A colored postcard of the women's clothing store.

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High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Oshkosh High School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Diamond Match Factory. At the time it was built, it was the largest factory of its kind in America.

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Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of post office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

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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Yacht Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside Sanitarium located on Washington Street.

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Paine Lumber Co.

Date: 1911 

Description: Log entrance of the Paine Lumber Co. Edward L. Paine founded the lumber mill in 1853 on the east bank of the Fox River.

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Hotel Athearn

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the Athearn Hotel, located across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by the same man who designed the opera house, William Waters.

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Sawyer House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of Philetus Sawyer, mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864. Sawyer was also a U.S. Senator in 1881, and died in 1900. This residence is lo...

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