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Date: 1952-09-10 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, with supporters in his hometown of Appleton, hearing the news of his landslide victory over his Republican Party c...

Photograph

Atlas Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Atlas Mill, a Kimberly-Clark Company mill.

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, with meat, seafood, and "chef specialties," including "Hawaiian Delight, Double Breast of Chicken Hawaiian on a Bed of Wai...

Date: 1904 

Description: Interior office view showing Frank James Harwood, General Manager of Appleton Woolen Mills. Harwood became general manager in 1882 and served as the compa...

Date: 1960 

Description: View of a bridge reaching across the Fox River.

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Date: 1949 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on paper and shows land ownership by name, years of purchase, and city limits. Also included on the right and bottom margins are...

Photograph

"Hearthstone"

Date: 1974 

Description: "Hearthstone," a house built in 1880-1882 by paper mill owner Henry J. Rogers, was the first residence electrified from a centrally located hydroelectric p...

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Description: Plat map of the east central part of the city.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the canal on the Fox River.

Date: 1954 

Description: Group of farmers observe and participate in a farm auction.

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of automobiles parked on College Avenue, the brick-paved main street.

Date: 1948 

Description: Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Fox River, just east of Appleton.

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...

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Description: Two farmers in overalls and brimmed hats string barbed wire along a fence next to a field. A dirt road can be seen on the right and a silo and barn are in...

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Description: Original brass chandelier with art glass shades hangs in "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first d...

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Description: Memohead of J. Ullman & Co. of Appleton, Wisconsin, dealers in horses, mules, and cattle, with center text, a rear view of work horses harnessed to a pulli...

Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

Postcard

Lover's Lane

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of Lover's Lane.

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