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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.

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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.

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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.

Date: 1911 

Description: Diamond Match Company. At the time of its building it was the largest such factory 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: 1910 ca.

Description: Hicks Soldiers' Monument, located in Monument Square. Presented to the city by Col. John Hicks. The monument was unveiled on July 8, 1907.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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Post Office

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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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:  date unknown

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

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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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...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the State Normal building (Dempsy Hall), at the State Normal School. This building was built in 1918, after a fire destroyed the main building in...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Statue of Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove and located in Menominee Park. The statue honors the man who gave his name to the...

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.

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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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside Sanitarium located on Washington Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking down Washington Street.

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Main Street

Date: 1946 

Description: A view of Main Street.

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