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Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 2/4

Date: 1857 

Description: A quarter section of a map of the City of Fond du Lac featuring the Empire Branch Plank Road.

Photograph

Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Corner of Arndt and Doty streets showing one of the early electric street cars in Wisconsin. The tower, the bottom of which shows in the picture, was one o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of St. Mary's Spring Sanitarium, a rest resort with hot springs. In the 1920's, the sanitarium is listed in directories as St. Mary's Spring Academy f...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 3/4

Date: 1857 

Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring the Waupun Plank Road.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Jefferson School.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the carriage house in the spring or summer with miscellaneous tools littered throughout the yard. A wooden stairway stands against...

Date: 2008 

Description: The simple, abstract, geometric ornament was easily and inexpensively cast in concrete block faces.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon house with trees.

Date: 2001-10-26 

Description: "This Friday we are at Dillinger's, 1 South Main St., Fond du Lac. Dillinger's is named after John Dillinger, a notorious thief who robbed banks throughout...

Date:  ca.

Description: Shoreline of the park with a lighthouse in the background.

Date: 1936 

Description: View of a boulevard containing a Spanish war memorial statue. The plaque on the statue's base reads, "Memorial to those who served in the war with Spain, 1...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Garfield High School and the lawn.

Photograph

Winning Ticket

Date: 1993-08 

Description: Sign congratulating the lottery winners at Gilles Frozen Custard Drive-in.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Buena Vista house on Lake de Neveu.

Photograph

Fond du Lac Airport

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Fond du Lac Airport.

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 4/4

Date: 1857 

Description: Quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac featuring an illustration of the Lewis House.

Date: 1955-11-24 

Description: Grace and Dave Schommer enter the Hotel Retlaw for their wedding reception.

Photograph

Macy Library

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of a two-story octagonal structure amongst trees. "Possibly Wisconsin's most unusual bit of 'octagonda' is just outside of Fond du Lac. John P. Macy...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in the mid-1930s by Clark Oil Company, this station was located along the city's gasoline alley with other gas stations, auto dealerships, and servic...

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