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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...

Photograph

Cranberry Cooking

Date: 1989-02 

Description: Outdoor gathering of men, women and children cooking cranberries in a large kettle, perhaps at a winter festival.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farmers in overalls and brimmed hats string barbed wire along a fence next to a field. A dirt road can be seen on the right and a silo and barn are in...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Visitors to the historic Charles A. Grignon House (built 1837-1839), probably during the 1940s. The visitors are seated on a corner of the front porch unde...

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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...

Photograph

Ashland Court House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the court house.

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Consolidated Paper

Date:  

Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Carnegie Library at Lawrence College.

Date: 1930 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: 1955-05-31 

Description: Veterans of World War I were among the participants in the Memorial Day parade. From left to are Frank Austin, Frank Hermen and Peter C. Vanden Huevel.

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:  date unknown

Description: View of the interior seating and stage within Memorial Chapel on the campus of Lawrence University.

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.

Date: 1905 

Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. There are reading tables, a librarian's desk, and bookshelves. Large light fixtures are hanging from the...

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Description: Billhead of Star Brewery of Appleton, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the brewery and surrounding streets and buildings. On the right sid...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...

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Grignon Warehouse

Date: 1920 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: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior of the the Kaukauna Public Library.

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