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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Tenth and Fifty-seventh Streets, with early houses, car and barn.

Photograph

S.W. Truesdell Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of photographer S.W. Truesdell with horse and sleigh.

Date: 1901 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery's first Rambler automobile during a test for strength in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

Date: 1861 

Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Photograph

General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Map shows sections, trails, roads, and locations of ancient burial grounds, hills, groves, and settlers. Printed in brown ink.

Date: 1921 

Description: Truck with attached crane manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1910 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, churches, schools, houses, and roads on the rural delivery service route in blue lines. An explanation key appears on the l...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man sits behind the steering wheel of an International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling.

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This hand colored map shows the North and South Pier, the North Pier Bridge, the present Channel, and the Channel to be dredged. Lake Michigan and a light...

Date: 1917 

Description: A ticket collector for the Milwaukee Electric Railway is seated at her station.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Photograph

Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

Date: 1921 

Description: Side view of an early rotary snowplow manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Date: 1921 

Description: A truck with a posthole digger mounted on back on the side of the road, manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

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