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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view of the wood shop, warehouse, machine shop, dry kilns, and foundry of the Manitowoc Seating Company. Several people pass in front o...
Description: View down unpaved street of a large store on the left with three cars parked in front, near an ice cream signboard. There is a house with a balcony in the...
Description: Interior view of the Schwartz house.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Construction crew raising a brick building. The structure is entirely surrounded by scaffolding. A large stone piece is being hoisted into place while a wo...
Description: The Vilas-Rahr house, now the Rahr Civic Center.
Description: Schwartz house exterior with trees in the front.
Description: Cutover land near a lumber mill. Logs and boards are stacked near the building in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Rahr Civic Center where the museum of the Manitowoc Historical Society is housed.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.
Description: Group of people assembled in front of and on the frame of a barn being raised at M.T. Cooney's.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The Manitowoc County Court House under construction.
Description: The Manitowoc County Court House.
Description: Church, probably named St. Nazianz, at least unofficially; no source is quite clear on this. In 1845, Father Ambrose Oschwald, hoping to free his co-relig...
Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc County Courthouse featuring a glass dome.
Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."
Description: View from low section of quarry towards the processing plant up a steep rise. Tracks for hauling limestone are on the left near small sheds and a marshy ar...
Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...
Description: View of the front of the public school, a three-story brick building. Wooden buildings are in the background on the left. In the foreground is a barbed-wir...
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