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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.

Date: 1911 

Description: Diamond Match Company. At the time of its building it was the largest such factory in America.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Diamond Match Factory. At the time it was built, it was the largest factory of its kind in America.

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Fox River

Date: 1907 ca.

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

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Main Street

Date: 1946 

Description: A view of Main Street.

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High School

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Exterior of Neenah High School.

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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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside Sanitarium located on Washington Street.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: High School and Manual Training School. Crowd of people gathered on lawn in front of building.

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High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Oshkosh High School.

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A Menasha postcard showing the river at night.

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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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Passenger station of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway.

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Yacht Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: Yacht Club on Lake Winnebago. There is a widow's walk on the roof. A boat is near the pier on the right.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Island Paper Mill and dam in Menasha.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Panoramic view showing lake in distance.

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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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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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