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Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The Whiting Paper Mills before it was ruined by fire.
Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mills with switcher engines in front of buildings. The engines are (left to right) Chicago and Northwestern Railway No. 124, Wi...
Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of the industrial section along the Fox River in Menasha. During this period the millers in Menasha were beginning to invest in the paper...
Description: The home of Curtis Reed.
Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of an exterior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. Pen and ink drawing is signed: "G.J. de Gelleke, 1899." Bottom of drawing...
Description: "....The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox Riv...
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance map for city of Menasha.
Description: Elevated view of City Square, where the Bank of Menasha is seen on the corner and Little Lake Butte des Mortes is in the distance.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...
Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and shows part of the city of Menasha, local streets, Dendo Island, part of Lake Winnebago, and part of Little Lake Butte...
Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...
Description: The corner of Main Street and Tayco Street looking south towards Doty Island. The slanting timbers controlled the primitive draw bridge across the canal.
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