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Photograph

View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "Racine County War Veterans Living and Dead." A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits, consisting of about 100 Union soldiers, all identifie...

Date: 1946 

Description: Governor Walter Goodland pickling pears.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Union House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Union House.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Tapered columns in the Johnson Wax Building during construction. Workmen are working on scaffolding built around one of the columns. The building was desig...

Date: 1885 

Description: Monument Square.

Photograph

Racine Velodrome

Date: 1897 after

Description: Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine A...

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...

Photograph

Machine Factory

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.

Photograph

Snow Scene

Date: 1936-03-09 

Description: Slightly elevated winter scene with a large group of people digging a car out of the snow with shovels. The car can barely be seen in the center of the cro...

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

Photograph

Third Ward School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Third ward school, with students in front.

Date: 1887 

Description: The Utly Residence, on the north-east corner of Wisconsin and 8th Streets. Built by E. R. Cooley.

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men (Charles Crane, unidentified man, and Stuart Harbridge) in racing gear on a triplet tandem bike in front of racer Al Bauman on the Racine Athleti...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three Men Playing Musical Instruments, Edward Schwaller at left; Frank H. Schwaller in middle; man at right unidentified. Probably inside Schwaller Music...

Photograph

Elliott Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elliott home, residence of Hames T. Elliot, at 7th Avenue.

Date:  

Description: Train depot workers pose in front of a train at the depot. There is a sign that reads "This Train For Milwaukee".

Postcard

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...

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