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Barn

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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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...

Date: 1963-09-29 

Description: The Menasha Woodenware plant and water tower on Doty Island from across the Fox River canal, with a small railroad dolly in the foreground.

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Street Scene

Date: 1926-09-17 

Description: Downtown street scene and alley near Commercial and Canal Streets. This image was used in a Circuit Court case.

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Osborn House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of J.H. Osborn. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently in 1844 from New York City. He farmed, traded real estate, and was involved in...

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Farmer's Course

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large crowd of women, men and children gathered outside in the snow in front of the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic...

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Octagon House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Close-up of the porch of the Octagon House.

Date: 1963-09-29 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the railroad bridge, with industrial plants on Doty Island.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of horse-drawn carriages and sleds racing down a snowy street lines with storefronts. A large crowd is in the distance.

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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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Osborn House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of J.H. Osborn. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently in 1844 from New York City. He farmed, traded real estate, and was involved in...

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Riverside Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Large boat and sailboats docked on water. Trolley car and houses on land.

Date: 1911-03 

Description: This 1911 topographic map shows Lake Winnebago and the surrounding area. The township and range grid, counties, towns, sections, cities, villages and post...

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Schurz Monument

Date: 1915 

Description: Schurz monument. Presented by John Hicks in 1914, in honor of a citizen-soldier Carl Schurz. Located at the foot of Washington Street, with Lake Winnebago...

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Fox River

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Museum in the winter months. Formerly the home of Edgar Sawyer. The home was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the S.A. Cook Armory Company, no. 1.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of East Wisconsin Avenue Methodist Church.

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Fox River Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fox River Bridge. The Lighting Plant can be seen to the left and Riverside Park at the right. City Hall Tower can be seen in the dista...

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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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