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

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Photograph

Reeve Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the Reeve residence on the corner of Lawrence and Onieda Streets.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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...

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: 1893 

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: 1882 

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

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: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1882 ca.

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

Date: 1850 ca.

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

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...

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...

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...

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: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

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