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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Text reads: "Stand Pipe, Burlington, Wis."

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the main lobby of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the First Presbyterian Church from the southeast.

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

Date: 1903 

Description: Map shows location of government buildings, schools, churches, parks, and other points of interest. The upper left hand margin features a "Reference" secti...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction showing the tapered columns. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1915 

Description: Interior view of Racine Public Library Branch. In the room are two wooden benches on either side of a fireplace. A reading table is in the foreground, and...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction looking up to the ceiling. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wr...

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Description: Racine Map key.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Rear elevation of the Herbert F. Johnson Residence, "Wingspread," during construction. The residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 19...

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Delivery Desk and Stacks." In the room is a large five-sided librarian's d...

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Bookkeeping Class

Date: 1913 

Description: A University Extension Division class in bookkeeping, held in the public library and taught by an instructor from Milwaukee.

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Description: Colorized postcard of the Scourged Christ, St. Francis Monastery and College. The statue is behind bars, in front of a stone wall. On the right is a staine...

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Description: A building on a main street in Corliss, which may be a general store. There are many advertising signs on and near the building. A dog lies on the front st...

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Description: Exterior view of the Dracone Strang house, the Old Voree site. There is a silo in the background.

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Locomotive and Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.

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