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Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...


Union Saloon

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Exterior image of the Union Saloon. The saloon was owned by Joseph Krainik. Three men are standing on the entrance steps of the building and two men are st...

Date: 1924 

Description: View across road towards the church which has wood clapboard siding, arched windows, arched double front doors, and a three-sided set of stairs leading to...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men on a life saving crew launching a row boat into Lake Michigan. A long pier with a lighthouse at the end bisects the image.


Thompson Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and a horse and carriage outside of Thompson Store.

Date: 1897-05-15 

Description: Elevated view of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway yards looking northwest. The elevator of the Northern Grain Company is in the middle distance.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map is a cadastral map and shows block and lot numbers and dimensions, additions, streets, railroad, and Kiel Municipal Cemetery. The bottom right mar...

Date: 1951 

Description: Water depths shown by bathymetric tints, isolines, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. "Soundings in feet." "Aids to navigation corrected to May 4, 19...


Train at Valders

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A single passenger awaits the arrival of a train at the Valders station. The train, which is a mixed local on the Manitowoc line, is being pulled by Minnea...

Date: 1918-09-28 

Description: Soldiers parade with guns bearing American flags past Schuette Brothers clothing store at the corner of S. 8th and Jay Streets as spectators look on. There...


Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Includes business directories of Manitowoc...


Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc County Courthouse featuring a glass dome.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of early McDonald's Restaurant.

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of Schuette Brothers Store on S. Eighth Street. There are two horse-drawn vehicles in front of the store. There is a small mannequin in the s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view of the wood shop, warehouse, machine shop, dry kilns, and foundry of the Manitowoc Seating Company. Several people pass in front o...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.


S.S. Hyacinth


Description: Elevated view across river of the S.S. Hyacinth of the U.S. Lighthouse Service being repaired at the Manitowoc Ship Building Company dock. The Fr...

Date: 1910 

Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...

Date: 1911 

Description: Shows routes, post offices, schools, churches, houses, roads, and collection boxes of the rural delivery service of Manitowoc County. Bottom margins read:...

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