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Description: View of railway bridge over the river, with industrial background.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A view of the Fox River and an industrial area through trees. A powerline is running across the skyline.

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John Street Bridge

Date: 1960 

Description: John Street Bridge during the razing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in flowered apron, holds a white pot in one hand and a ladle of maple sugar confection in the othe...

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Mrs. Cadle

Date: 1889 

Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

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.

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Consolidated Paper

Date:  

Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1960 

Description: Fox River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: John Street Bridge. Postcard text reads "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Teacher pulling on a rope to ring the school bell in a one-room school house. School literature and a chalkboard are visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of factory built upon a shoreline.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Appleton High School.

Postcard

Lovers' Lane

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View looking down tree-lined Lovers' Lane.

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.

Postcard

Main Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Hall at Lawrence College.

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: 1953 ca.

Description: Worcester Art Center at Lawrence University.

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