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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the State Normal building (Dempsy Hall), at the State Normal School. This building was built in 1918, after a fire destroyed the main building in...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Oshkosh Public Library. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899, and the library was finally complete in September of 1900. Located on...

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Fox River

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Boat "Thistle" with riders on Fox River. People standing on shore.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Library, located on Washinton Avenue. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899 and the library was finally complete in Septembe...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Paper mill, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan Cobb, president; Hiram Smith, secretary and...

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Paine Lumber Co.

Date: 1911 

Description: Log entrance of the Paine Lumber Co. Edward L. Paine founded the lumber mill in 1853 on the east bank of the Fox River.

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The Valley Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Valley Inn.

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Post Office

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Post Office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

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Methodist Church

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Street scene featuring a Methodist church. In front of the church a young boy stands in the dirt road near a man sitting in a horse-drawn wagon with a dog.

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Yacht Club

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof, and a large wrap-around porch.

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Hull House

Date: 1907-10-29 

Description: Black and white postcard of Hull House. The house was built in the Italianate style around 1850. Farm outbuildings are visible in the background. The house...

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Sawyer House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of Philetus Sawyer, mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864. Sawyer was also a U.S. Senator in 1881, and died in 1900. This residence is lo...

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Barn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old Stone Barn, built by Harrison Reed in 1847.

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Council Tree

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "A very remarkable instance of this kind of tree, Council Tree was the so-called "Treaty Elm" that stood at the extremity of the point of land jutting into...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Island Paper Mill and dam in Menasha

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Post Office

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: State Normal School. A distant view of the campus.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Statue of Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove and located in Menominee Park. The statue honors the man who gave his name to the...

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Main Street

Date: 1946 

Description: A view of Main Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of street and some buildings.

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