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Map or Atlas

Racine, Wisconsin

Date: 1956 

Description: This map of Racine includes a street directory and index of public buildings. Streets, points of interest, Lake Michigan, and the Root River are labeled. A...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map of Racine's business section is oriented with the north to the right and shows businesses and lot owners. Businesses, streets, and the Root River...

Photograph

Locomotive and Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.

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...

Date: 1968 

Description: View of the Golden Rondelle with the Johnson Wax Research Tower in the background taken from the northeast corner of Franklin and 14th Streets.There is a p...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Murphy Products Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and trucks, automobiles, and a train nearby, flanked on either...

Photograph

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Corliss train depot with railroad tracks in the foreground. A small group of men pose in front of the building.

Photograph

Corliss Depot

Date:  

Description: A train on the tracks at the Corliss Depot. There is a sign in front of it that reads "This Train For Chicago".

Photograph

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  

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

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1882 ca.

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

Photograph

Happ Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.

Postcard

Monument Square

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Racine Monument Square with the Soldiers Monument.

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...

Photograph

Milk Strike

Date: 1934-01-10 

Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of lumber hooker ships in the Racine harbor on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at left and the Racine Agricultural Works buil...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of harbor, boats, and factories.

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

Racine Velodrome

Date: 1897 after

Description: Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the residence of D.A. Olin with a horse-drawn vehicle and pedestrians located throughout the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of Farmall tractors, International utility tractors, and combines lined up outside Otter Sales and Service, an International Harvester dea...

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