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Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Exterior view across water of the Atlas Mill.The paper making mill on the Fox River was built in 1878 and proved that paper could be made efficiently from...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of automobiles parked on College Avenue, the brick-paved main street.
Description: Warden Kramer and his assistant in a boat removing an illegal snag line from the Wolf River.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Appleton Theatre on Oneida Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of a lock at Appleton, with views of mills and other structures in the background.
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.
Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...
Description: John Street Bridge during the razing.
Date: 1962-08-05 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Riverside Paper Corporation mill. On the left is a road along a river, and on the right are railroad tracks along the mill. A sign in the...
Description: Street view of a parade on College Avenue at Walnut Street. Crowds and cars line both sides of the street, looking on as bands, cars, and floats pass by. L...
Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Description: Map is indexed by street name in the margins. The map shows roads, highways, railroads, parks, city buildings, schools, cemeteries, city limits, and the Fo...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: John Street Bridge. Postcard text reads "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."
Description: Winter scene with a farmer driving a team of horses pulling a large wooden sled on a snow-covered road. Standing to his side, from left to right, is Marge...
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man and a child with a large bicycle.
Description: Exterior view of Appleton High School.
Description: Color postcard of a view of the Fox River Bridge. Two cars drive across the bridge towards the Fox River Paper Corp.
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