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Photograph

Racine Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad station.

Photograph

West Main Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of West Main Street.

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. "Note: The soundings are in feet and tenths." The upper left margin reads: "Senate Ex. Doc. No....

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: A car drives on a main street in a downtown business district.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Rear elevation of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. Construction sheds and a crane are visible on the building site. The buildin...

Book or Pamphlet

Wallis Tractor Pamphlet

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Wallis tractors, "The Tractor years Ahead of its Time." The cover features an illustration of a man standing near a W...

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the Racine Court House of northeast Racine, with Lake Michigan visible to the right.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Racine Harbor has relief shown by contours and depths shown by gradient tints and soundings in feet. The map also shows Racine Reef, Wind Point...

Photograph

Racine Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad freight depot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of Cerami's Island View Hotel Motel Resort on the shore of Brown's Lake.

Date: 1904 

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows streets, railways, and city wards. A stamp in the right margin reads: "The Library of Congress, one copy received Fe...

Photograph

Second Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Second Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Lake Michigan towards the shoreline at Racine looking southwest.

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date: 1927-07 

Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows lots, neighborhood additions and subdivisions (some in blue, green, pink, and yellow), and numbered wards. Streets, Lake Michigan, and the R...

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

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the train depot with two trains on the tracks.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the buildings located on what is thought to be the east side of Main Street, including a physician and surgeon's office and a bank.

Photograph

Monument Square

Date: 1927 

Description: View of Monument Square with multiple vehicles parked along the street to the left.

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