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Date: 1904 

Description: Interior office view showing Frank James Harwood, General Manager of Appleton Woolen Mills. Harwood became general manager in 1882 and served as the compa...

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"Hearthstone"

Date: 1974 

Description: "Hearthstone," a house built in 1880-1882 by paper mill owner Henry J. Rogers, was the first residence electrified from a centrally located hydroelectric p...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the Appleton Woolen Mills from the south, circa 1895. The three-story building in the right front was constructed in 1893. The long, two-story bui...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Appleton Public Library and City Hall.

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Description: Exterior view of the front entrance of the Appleton Free Public Library and City Hall. Several children are posing on the entrance steps. The City and the...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A Wisconsin State Canners Truck parked under a chute at Stokely Van Camp canning factory on West College Avenue.

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Description: View across railroad tracks of billowing smokestacks at the Thilmany Paper Company plant. Stacks of logs are piled next to railroad tracks and cars.

Date: 1890-06-17 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

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DuCharme House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of foundation of the house built by Dominique DuCharme in 1790 and enlarged by Augustin Grignon after 1804. The Grignon family resided in the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The interior of the Appleton Public Library. The text on the postcard reads "This interior is far prettier than it seems here. It is a beautiful little lib...

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Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. There are reading tables, a librarian's desk, bookshelves, and a wicker chair. Two large light fixtures...

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Description: A blacksmith in a working apron prepares a horse for shoeing. The bridled and saddled horse stands quietly next to another horse in the blacksmith's shop,...

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Ashland Court House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the court house.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1945 

Description: Linen-type postcard depicting Outagamie County Court House. This view was issued by the Curt Teich company in 1945, the year in which Joseph R. McCarthy,...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Three-dimensional drawing of Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. viewed from above. A small circle is made on the image in pen on the front of the building.

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Description: Interior view of the Kaukauna Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a librari...

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