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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
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...
Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.
Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.
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...
Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.
Description: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.
Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."
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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