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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...

Photograph

Houdini Award

Date: 1941 

Description: Ben Bergor, a Madison magician, receiving the Houdini Award from the widow of Harry Houdini. Behind him is the trunk from which Bergor had escaped, and fou...

Photograph

Successful Fox Hunt

Date:  date unknown

Description: A hunter poses with his gun and a dead fox after a successful winter hunt. Three other foxes hang from the eaves of a house. Snow covers the ground behind...

Postcard

Brighton Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene at Brighton Beach. View of the lake and shoreline from what appears to be a wooden walkway across the water. A man is rowing a rowboat nearby. Boats...

Photograph

Making a Harness

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker constructs a harness.

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: 1946-11-06 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...

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...

Photograph

Otto F Schultz

Date: 1962 

Description: Otto F. Schultz, at age 81, uses the same tools his father used in his blacksmith shop.

Date: 1942-07 

Description: Circuit Judge Joseph R. McCarthy wearing his Marine uniform a few days before he left for active duty.

Date: 1911-09-14 after

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Lawrence University campus. Two men stand on the sidewalk in the foreground.

Date: 1942 

Description: Four men outside R.H. Gehrke Company, an International Harvester dealership. The men are (left to right) H.P. Patheal, assistant manager of the Green Bay b...

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E Bodoh, the photographer's son-in-law removes a swarm of bees from a pine tree branch. He is placing the swarm in a bag. as the person collectin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...

Photograph

Packaging Onions

Date: 1965 

Description: Farmers package onions for shipping. Two women and a man pack and sew closed mesh bags of onions. Another man hoists full bags onto a conveyor belt, while...

Date: 1896-10-22 

Description: "Sound Money!". A broadside advertising a talk by D.F. Tyrrel of Marinette, Wisconsin, in behalf of the Republican Presidential candidacy of William McKinl...

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: 1972-09 

Description: Poster advertising for Fall Fest in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, held September 16-17, 1972, at the Wisconsin International Raceway. Festival featured 16 bands, in...

Photograph

Relocating a House

Date:  

Description: View down street of movers relocating a house. A two-story wood house, with front porch still attached, sits on the flatbed of a truck as it moves down Wes...

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