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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.

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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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High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Oshkosh High School.

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Yacht Club

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof.

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Doty Loggery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of Governor James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."

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Hotel Athearn

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the Athearn Hotel, located across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by the same man who designed the opera house, William Waters.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Signs on building read: "Old Partner Tobacco"; "Wisconsin Bag & Burlap Co."; "M. Burstein [ ] and Associates Paper Stock".

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Schurz Monument

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The Carl Schurz Monument, presented to the city by John Hicks in 1914. Sculpted by Karl Bitter.

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Doty Loggery

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Doty's Loggery, the home of James Duane Doty.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A Menasha postcard showing the river at night.

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...

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High School

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Exterior of Neenah High School.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view showing lake in distance.

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Riverside Park

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Shore of Riverside Park with a boat docked on shore. Houses on shore with a smokestack in the background.

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Old Ladies Home

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Old Ladies Home.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Equitable Fraternal Union, home office building.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Diamond Match Company.

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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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Hotel Athearn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hotel Athearn, which was built across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by William Waters.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside Sanitarium located on Washington Street.

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