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Date: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.
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: 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...
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...
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...
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: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.
Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.
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: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.
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: 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: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Cutaway view of the building that housed the first electrical station created to distribute incandescent light electricity.
Description: Posed group portrait of men and women members of the “Class of '86” at Lawrence College. The 8 men have silk top hats and the 4 women have umbrellas, for a...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Grand Chute.
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