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Description: Birds-eye view of Appleton Wisconsin. In the foreground are people fishing, strolling, and looking over the canal towards the Fox River. Streets and buildi...
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: 1860 ca.
Description: Lawrence College Campus with snow on the ground.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of College Avenue, looking east from Oneida Street.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.
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...
Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.
Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.
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: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of the Grande Chute Falls on the Fox River. There is a tent on the shore on the right.
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: First electric street railway service 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...
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...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...
Description: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.
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: Stereograph of Methodist Church.
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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