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Date: 1882 

Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Cutaway view of the building that housed the first electrical station created to distribute incandescent light electricity.

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Lawrence College Campus with snow on the ground.

Photograph

Mrs. Cadle

Date: 1889 

Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...

Photograph

H.W. Tenney House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: This is the H.W. Tenney house built by Charles Patten in the late 1870's, bought by Mr. Tenney in the spring of 1881. The people are (left to right) Eva Ed...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view map of Appleton, Wisconsin. Map reads: "NOTE.-Since the above cut was engraved, the Fox River Pulp & Paper Co.'s Mammoth Mills have been er...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.

Date: 1892 

Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...

Date: 1887 

Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.

Photograph

Appleton Gymnasts

Date: 1892 

Description: Adult men, dressed in uniforms, posing in front of a painted backdrop with sporting equipment indoors at the Appleton Turners Festival. Their teacher stand...

Date: 1870 before

Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Masonic Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Text: "Masonic Hall at the corner of College Avenue and Oneida Street; built in 1855 by Theodore Conkey, it burned in 1874. The Zuehlke Building was built...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...

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