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Date: 1907-01-18 

Description: This map shows Lake Michigan, streets, schools, churches, businesses, cemeteries, parks, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours; depths are shown by so...

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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Corliss Depot

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Description: A train on the tracks at the Corliss Depot. There is a sign in front of it that reads "This Train For Chicago".

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Racine County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, sc...

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: These topographical maps illustrate sections 16 and 17 in the Town of Rochester, Racine County, Wisconsin, as of the summer of 1974.

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: This 1893 map of the eastern portion of Racine County, Wisconsin, shows land ownership and acreages, railroads, and roads in the towns of Caledonia and Mou...

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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: 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: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house, on Wisconsin and 8th Streets.

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Happ Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.

Date: 1888 

Description: Exterior view of St. Catherine's Academy.

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Erskine Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the M.B. Erskine residence.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Racine and Kenosha counties, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, roads, rail...

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Case Strike

Date: 1960 

Description: Three men pose together on a picket line at the Case plant. The man in the center holds a sign reading "Case Local demands justice." The Case eagle on a gl...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine Street at the F. A. Schwaller Music Store / Schwaller's Real Estate Office, flanked by Theodore Riel's dry goods and grocery store...

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