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Date: 1858 

Description: Lithograph view of river with a riverboat on the river, and a family on a hill above the river. There is a wagon or cart on the road below the hill.

Date: 1882 

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Class of 1886

Date: 1886 

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: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the Appleton Woolen Mills from the south, circa 1895. The three-story building in the right front was constructed in 1893. The long, two-story bui...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.

Date: 1870 before

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

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1882 ca.

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

Book or Pamphlet

The Grande Chute, Fox River

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.

Date: 1850 ca.

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

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...

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: 1884 

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: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

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: 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...

Photograph

College Avenue

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...

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