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Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan. Durkee Mansion can be seen with Chapel in the background.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.

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Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan with the Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium in background.

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Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

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General View

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...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

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.

Photograph

Kellogg Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A large wooden classical revival style building identified as the Kellogg Tavern in Kellogg's Corner, part of Somers township.

Date: 1910 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, churches, schools, houses, and roads on the rural delivery service route in blue lines. An explanation key appears on the l...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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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...

Photograph

Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along tracks towards the depot with a tall train order signal near the doorway. A chalkboard schedule is posted near a window. Luggage and a pile of s...

Photograph

St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Photograph

Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Congregational Church in Kenosha.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Pennoyer Sanitarium

Date: 1910 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: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

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