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Osborn House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the original house on the Osborn homestead, built in 1844 when J.H. Osborn moved to Oshkosh permanently from New York City.

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Libbey House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Residence of D.L. Libbey, built about 1880.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Public Library, established in 1882, was erected at a cost of $30,000, of which Andrew Carnegie contributed $12,500. The balance was raised by public subsc...

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Grand Opera House

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of stage and box in Grand Opera House featuring a recreated painted curtain.

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Oshkosh Opera House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the interior of the Oshkosh Opera House, located on High Street. This opera house was built in 1883 and was renovated in the 1980s.

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Palatial Residence

Date: 1963-06-15 ca.

Description: Large residence on the lake shore end of East Wisconsin Avenue. The vista is down the tree-lined drive to entrance with portico. An automobile is parked ne...

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Ferry Street

Date: 1856 

Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of horse-drawn carriages and sleds racing down a snowy street lines with storefronts. A large crowd is in the distance.

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Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of Octagon House. Neenah's octagon house has the virtue of simplicity. As its topside ornament, it has a flagpole instead of a cupola.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Statue of Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove and located in Menominee Park. The statue honors the man who gave his name to the...

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Baptist Church

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

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Opera House

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Grand Opera House. This is the interior showing the curtain painted by Louis Kindt of Kenosha, which depicts a scene from Goethe's "Herman and...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.

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Fox River

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View along the Fox River.

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Opera House

Date: 1883 

Description: Oshkosh Grand Opera House. The building was started in 1882 and finished in the following year at a cost of $36,000. It measures 60 x 120 feet. This photog...

Date: 1856 

Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...

Date: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

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Lighthouse

Date: 1937 

Description: Lighthouse built by State Senator William Bray of Oshkosh, on a point where the Fox River empties into Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A statue of Oshkosh, head chief of the Menominee Indian Tribe in North Park (Menominee Park). Sculpted by Gaetano Trentanove of Florence, Italy. Unveiled J...

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