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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...

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.



Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the fencing used for landscaping at Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread".

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map shows a proposed extension and the shore line of Sept. ’65. Lake Michigan is labeled. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 2008 

Description: Filling station built in 1927, at 148 West Chestnut Street, by Jack Hansen.


Harriet Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders vignetted studio portrait of Harriet Smith, wife of Eldai Smith, an early settler in Racine.

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...

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Taylor Orphan Asylum, viewed from the front.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine street at the storefronts of J. Wien's clothing, dry goods, and grocery store, Black's Dry Goods store, Schwaller's Real Estate Of...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johathan Hurlbut residence, built in the 1840's.


Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

Date: 1934-03-13 

Description: Case company employees locked out of the Engineering Building.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of buildings on the Racine College grounds.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction near an exterior wall at Herbert F. Johnson's residence.

Date: 1888 

Description: The Taylor Orphanage, built by Lucas Bradley in 1868.


Sinclair Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Calvin Sinclair residence.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Workman on the construction of the second floor of Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The residence was complete...

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