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Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker in his shop at work.

Photograph

McCarthy Votes

Date: 1952-08-13 

Description: For the camera, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy shows how he voted in the 1952 Republican Primary. McCarthy handily defeated his opponent Len Schmitt.

Photograph

Fox River Canal

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the side of a barge owned by the Pluswood company on the Fox River Canal. The boat is seen through the trees on the lawn of the Charles A. Grignon...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Eagle steel frame silo filler featuring a color illustration of two farmers using the filler.

Date: 1953 

Description: Winter scene with a farmer driving a team of horses pulling a large wooden sled on a snow-covered road. Standing to his side, from left to right, is Marge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bottling plant employees of the George Walter Brewery. The Walter Brewery closed in 1972.

Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

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Description: A blacksmith in a working apron prepares a horse for shoeing. The bridled and saddled horse stands quietly next to another horse in the blacksmith's shop,...

Photograph

Dredge Winneconne

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water of the dredge "Winneconne" on the Fox River canal. Although undated the photograph was probably taken during the 1940s. The "Winneconne"...

Date: 1904 

Description: Interior office view showing Frank James Harwood, General Manager of Appleton Woolen Mills. Harwood became general manager in 1882 and served as the compa...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor to plow a field in front of a farmhouse.

Date: 1912-06-12 

Description: View of Aloha Beach on Lake Winnebago near Appleton. View of the shaded boardwalk along the shoreline and sailboats on the lake.

Date: 1952-09-10 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, with supporters in his hometown of Appleton, hearing the news of his landslide victory over his Republican Party c...

Date: 1893 

Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Photograph

Harvesting Onions

Date: 1965 

Description: A farmer drives a tractor through a field harvesting onions.

Photograph

Checking on Beehive

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E. Bodoh checks on the condition of a hive by opening it using smoke to calm the bees. Bodoh wears a protective hat with mesh veil. Several other hi...

Date: 1942 

Description: Mrs. Beatrice Houdini presenting the Houdini Award Album to Ben Bergor, a Madison magician. The award was made annually by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin to...

Postcard

West Park Drive

Date: 1906-04 

Description: View of West Park Drive. Wooden railings line the road and a wooden walkway is visible on the right. A man wearing a cap drives an automobile across the dr...

Photograph

Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

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