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Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...


Lathrop Residence

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of excavation for the Lathrop residence, home of William H. Lathrop.

Date: 1908 

Description: A map of the town of Raymond.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stephen Bull residence before enlargement. Edna Billings appears at the right.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.


Railroad Yard

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of train cars in a railway yard.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...


View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

Date: 1950 

Description: This map shows streets and waterways and includes annotations in red outlining wards.


Racine Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A bridge in Racine next to the "Ye Old Horlick's Boat Livery".

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An industrial area in Corliss.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, landownership, buildings, railroads, roads, wards, points of interest, parks, and cemeteries. Also included are illu...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the railroad crossing where rubber paving was used for the first time in the United States.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Horlick Park, or Island Park, showing the Kinzie Avenue bridge.

Map or Atlas

Racine County

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows settlers, Indian trails, roads, marshes, and forests as they appeared in 1800-1840. "A bicentennial map of Racine County for the benefit of...


Train Wreck

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

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