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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction showing the tapered columns. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd...

Date: 1915 

Description: Interior view of Racine Public Library Branch. In the room are two wooden benches on either side of a fireplace. A reading table is in the foreground, and...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction looking up to the ceiling. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wr...

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Description: Racine Map key.

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Delivery Desk and Stacks." In the room is a large five-sided librarian's d...

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Description: Colorized postcard of the Scourged Christ, St. Francis Monastery and College. The statue is behind bars, in front of a stone wall. On the right is a staine...

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Description: Exterior view of the Dracone Strang house, the Old Voree site. There is a silo in the background.

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Locomotive and Crew

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Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.

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Johnson Wax Company

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of the Johnson Wax Company building.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Tapered columns in the Johnson Wax Building during construction. Workmen are working on scaffolding built around one of the columns. The building was desig...

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Wingspread

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the fencing used for landscaping at Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread".

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Entrance from desk." In the foreground is a large five-sided librarian's d...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Workman on the construction of the second floor of Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The residence was complete...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Racine Court House and the Soldier's Monument.

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Description: Letterhead of the Racine Wire Cloth Works (previously named Chas. Goehner's Wire Works) of Racine, Wisconsin, a manufacturer of wire cloth and wire goods,...

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Description: A group portrait of the Racine Kiltie Drum & Bugle Corps. They are all posed with their instruments and wearing their uniforms. The uniforms have a Scottis...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax research tower.

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