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Old Ladies Home

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Old Ladies Home.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Fox River with power plants and paper mills.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hicks Soldiers' Monument, located in Monument Square. Presented to the city by Col. John Hicks. The monument was unveiled on July 8, 1907.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of street and some buildings.

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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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State College

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A building on the campus of Wisconsin State College (State Normal School).

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Doty Loggery

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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Doty Loggery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery," built in 1844.

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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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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Diamond Match Company.

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:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the lighthouse and boathouse at Bray's Point.

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Hotel Athearn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A view of the Hotel Athearn, which was built in 1891 across the street from the Grand Opera House. It was designed by the same man that designed the Grand...

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Stein's Shop

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of Stein's Shop, "The World's Unique Shop". A colored postcard of the women's clothing store.

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: The Island Paper Mill and dam in Menasha.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Washington Street, near the Chicago and Northwestern train depot.

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Post Office

Date:  date unknown

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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Doty Loggery

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of Janes Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."

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