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Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan. Durkee Mansion can be seen with Chapel in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The home of Milton H. Pettit, built about 1899.
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: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
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...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A large wooden classical revival style building identified as the Kellogg Tavern in Kellogg's Corner, part of Somers township.
Description: The Simmons Public Library and the Lincoln monument.
Description: Exterior 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. The building i...
Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.
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...
Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan with the Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium in background.
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Description: Thirteen children ranging from toddler-age to early elementary school-age are tended by several women in the playroom of a nursery run by the Kenosha Count...
Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.
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