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Photograph

Piening Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Adolph Piening on Hancock Street (near Eight Street). The house was next door to the German Lutheran School and this site now is used by the sc...

Photograph

Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870 

Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: This map shows piers, streets, the Manitowoc River and shore lines of 1856, 1869, 1873 and 1874. The top margin reads; "Soundings taken 1974." Written in i...

Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Five dressmakers pose in front of Miss Annie Graumann's Dressmakers Shop.

Date: 1888-04-20 

Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows streets, piers, and wharves. Lake Michigan, the Manitowoc River, and select buildings are labeled. Relief is shown by hachures and sounding...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of Schuette Brothers Store on S. Eighth Street. There are two horse-drawn vehicles in front of the store. There is a small mannequin in the s...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows the Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, streets, and buildings. Relief is shown by hachures and soundings are in feet and decimals of a foot. Th...

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of schoolchildren posed sitting and standing on a fallen tree trunk. They are dressed in their finest clothes for a school photograph. One of the boy...

Photograph

Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...

Photograph

Atlantic Saloon

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two older men and one younger man standing on a boardwalk in front of the Atlantic Saloon owned by C.J. Vogel. A hanging sign to the right advertises for S...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Schooner coming into Manitowoc harbor.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: This map shows the river shore and piers. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings and isolines. The bottom margin includes notes on soundi...

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Photograph

Harbor Scene

Date: 1887 

Description: Some of the Old-Timers in the photo: Steamers: Petosky (on stocks), Muskegon, Corona, A.D. Hayward, City of St. Joe, Lotus, J.F. Dayan, Grace Williams an...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.

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