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Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.


Orin J. Whitman


Description: Carte-de-visite of a waist-up studio portrait of Orin J. Whitman, 9th Wisconsin Artillery.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house, on Wisconsin and 8th Streets.


WPA Art Project

Date: 1935 after

Description: Santos Zingale (1908-1999), then an unemployed artist, working on the cartoon phase of a WPA mural he was painting in Racine. The preliminary sketch from w...


Corliss Post Office

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Post office, with seven men and a boy standing in front. Corliss is now called Sturtevant.


Crop Sprayer

Date: 1913 

Description: A horse-drawn power sprayer being used on truck crops in the Racine area.


Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

Date: 1984-08-08 

Description: The winner of the sauerkraut eating contest, Don Bauer, stands triumphantly before his clean plate. A U.S. flag and a sign for the 34th Kraut Festival ador...

Date: 1901 

Description: A crew of construction workers paving North Main Street with brick.

Date: 1902 

Description: The Castello-Bull house, the residence of Dan Castello and later on Wakely Bull (on porch)

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Taylor Orphan Asylum, viewed from the front.


Racine College

Date: 1858 

Description: College at Racine.


Milk Strike

Date: 1934-01-10 

Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...


Description: Tom Amlie with supporters and staff taken outside of headquarters. Ed Brown was a "fixer" sent by the party heads in Washington, D.C. Some of the unknown p...


Bottomley House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Bottemley Residence with the family working on crops in the yard.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Case Residence.


Strang Cottage

Date: 1920 

Description: Exterior view of the Strang Cottage, with two men and a dog standing in front of it. Laundry hangs on a line behind the cottage.

Date: 1942-03-10 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in a tavern on Highway 41, about one mile south of the Racine County Line. A man in a hat stands on the left, facing away.

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.

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