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Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...

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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church and surrounding buildings.

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. On the right i...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of Milton H. Pettit, built about 1899.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Kenosha County's second Court House located at the southeast corner of Market and Sheridan Road. It was built in 1885 and razed in 1925.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Kenosha City Hall and Public Square.

Photograph

St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. Through a larg...

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1909-05-26 

Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the wagon shop of John B. Pirsch of Kenosha whose father, Nicholas Pirsch, had begun building buggies and wagons in 1857. Several men pose...

Date: 1946 

Description: A map showing the roads, railroads, towns, cities and villages, streams and lakes, airports, schools, churches, cemeteries, and golf courses in Kenosha Cou...

Date: 1925 

Description: The third of Kenosha County courthouses, located on the corner of Sheridan and 56th Street. The courthouse cost $1,000,000 to construct.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Simmons Memorial Library.

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Description: Interior view of the rotunda of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. In the center background is a window with a sign that reads: "Renting Collection." A...

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Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

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Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

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