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Date: 1936-07-21 ca.
Description: Workers toil in the sun on the roadside, as a part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). As a program of the New Deal, it was provided to create jobs...
Date: date unknown
Description: Men and boys pose outside a machine factory in Corliss. Almost all of them are similarly dressed in dark hats, jackets, and pants.
Description: Photographic postcard of a man stepping onto the sidewalk in front of his home. A woman on the porch is watching as he leaves. He is wearing an overcoat an...
Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...
Description: The locomotive "D.K. Bush," which was built in the Racine shops of the Western Union Railroad in 1879, the same year in which the line came into the posses...
Description: The Utly Residence, on the north-east corner of Wisconsin and 8th Streets. Built by E. R. Cooley.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Four individuals sit in an automobile parked in a wooded area.
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...
Description: Oval-shaped waist-up portrait of Nicolas Le Prevost.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Taylor Orphan Asylum, viewed from the front.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length outdoor portrait of William Horlick (1846-1936), co-founder of Horlick's Malted Milk Company of Racine, Wisconsin.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Scene in a small city park showing a group of local women serving luncheon to soldiers recently returned from service in the first World War. Very possibly...
Description: A University Extension Division class in bookkeeping, held in the public library and taught by an instructor from Milwaukee.
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...
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.
Description: Group of men repairing railroad track near Racine.
Description: Governor Walter Goodland pickling pears.
Description: Oval-shaped head and shoulders portrait of Alex Burch.
Description: Earthwork four miles southwest of Racine, used during the Civil War in light artillery target practice to stop solid shot. Joseph Cooper is waving the flag...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Main Street with the Post Office and the Hotel Racine.
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