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Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view across Kenosha harbor at the large Simmons Company factory building.

Photograph

O.S. Head House

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.

Date: 1921 

Description: Men working in the Stockroom of Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.

Date: 1909-05-26 

Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mary Davison Bradford. She was the first women in Wisconsin to serve as a superintendent of schools. She served in Kenosha from 1910-1...

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Description: Exterior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. The building i...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Kenosha High School.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.

Date: 1921 

Description: A truck with an attached crane manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: A man and woman posed at the bar in Nesbitt's Highway Tavern, on Highway 42, North of Kenosha. Gambling machines can be seen on the left.

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Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Map or Atlas

Outgamis Lake

Date: 1905 

Description: This pictorial representation of part of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River in 1703, showing interactions between white beaver hunters and the Iroquois is ta...

Date: 1908 

Description: A High School in Kenosha.

Photograph

Washington Bowl

Date: 1936-06-23 

Description: Velodrome at Washington Park with a "USA Work Program WPA" sign in the infield. Sprinklers are watering the grass.

Photograph

Leet Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Leet house, site of the first town meeting of the Township of Somers.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...

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