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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the town.

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High Street

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the lumbering industry on the Fox River. Lake Winnebago is in the background.

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State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A studio group portrait of the Oshkosh baseball team. All players are wearing formal suits rather than baseball uniforms. In the front row, seated left to...

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Morgan House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Morgan home, residence of John R. Morgan.

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

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Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.

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Opera House

Date: 1883 

Description: Oshkosh Grand Opera House. The building was started in 1882 and finished in the following year at a cost of $36,000. It measures 60 x 120 feet. This photog...

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Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

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Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Main Street bridge, looking toward a section of the city known locally as Brooklyn.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Main Street bridge, looking toward a section of the city known locally as Brooklyn.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A composite portrait of the Oshkosh baseball team, made up of baseball card images of each player and a central image of manager Frank G. Seele wearing a t...

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Oshkosh from River

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh from a river.

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View of Town

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview of a sawmill area in the foreground; near the water in the foreground is Lake Winnebago. The square building with the "cupola" was the Revere Ho...

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Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1890 

Description: Cabinet card of an informal full-length portrait. (Mrs. Ben) Jessie Jack Hooper relaxes in a chair. The portrait may have been taken at the Sawyer House in...

Date: 1890 

Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.

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