1 2 3 4
.

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...

Photograph

Rahr Civic Center

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Rahr Civic Center, formally the Vilas-Rahr house.

Photograph

Vilas-Rahr House

Date: 1975 

Description: The Vilas-Rahr house, now the Rahr Civic Center.

Date: 1924 

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...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The Manitowoc County Court House under construction.

Date: 1939 

Description: Schwartz house exterior with trees in the front.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view of construction on the building. There are gentleman standing on the iron framework of the dome. The dome originally was encased in glass, an...

Photograph

Barn Raising Bee

Date: 1906-11-02 

Description: Group of people assembled in front of and on the frame of a barn being raised at M.T. Cooney's.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Manitowoc, dominated by the Manitowoc County Court House.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men on a life saving crew launching a row boat into Lake Michigan. A long pier with a lighthouse at the end bisects the image.

Photograph

St. Nazianz Church

Date: 1910 ca.

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-religi...

Date:  

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...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Turner Opera Hose with the Manitowoc County Courthouse in the background. Horses pull a wagonload of hay at right.

Photograph

Union Saloon

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Exterior image of the Union Saloon. The saloon was owned by Joseph Krainik. Three men are standing on the entrance steps of the building and two men are st...

Photograph

Bake Oven

Date: 1925-08-24 

Description: An outdoor brick bake oven with utensils alongside. According to the photographer, these were "often used by the early taverns."

Date: 1917 

Description: The Manitowoc County Court House.

Date: 1939 

Description: Schwartz house exterior with a pickup truck parked next to it.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View across road towards loading dock of the Kingsbury Brewing Company. Printed on the side of the building are two advertisements for Kingsbury Beer.

Date: 1954 

Description: View from across street of church entrance along road.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of The Holy Family Convent and College, motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, and liberal arts for the education of Siste...

1 2 3 4

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.