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Date: 1890-06 

Description: This map shows building use, railroads, tramways, lumber yards, roads, watchman’s stations, and steam pipes. Also included is text about buildings, Clapp a...

Date: 1850 ca.

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

Date: 1878 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a studio portrait of two girls posed in a small "boat" in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing fancy dresses, and one girl hold...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, "drawn from nature."

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 the town.

Photograph

Mears House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Mears residence, located at 71 North Park Avenue. The woodshed of this home was Helem Mear's first studio. Mary Mears wrote her first novel "Emma Lou--Her...

Photograph

Morgan House

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Photograph

Fire Ruins

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the ruins after the fire of April 28, 1875.

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: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map after a fire destroyed a large area of the town. In memory of the Great Conflagration on April 28th, 1875. Taken from the North-Side.

Print

Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

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

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...

Photograph

Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the south side of Main Street.

Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

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....

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