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Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1914 

Description: Home of Philetus SawyerÂ’s son Edgar. Built in 1908, it became the home of the Oshkosh Public Museum in the 1920s. It still stands (with additions) at 133...

Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1868 

Description: The Philteus Sawyer residence located on the northwest corner of Algoma and West Algoma Streets. Sawyer was mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864, and became a U...

Postcard

Sawyer House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of Philetus Sawyer, mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864. Sawyer was also a U.S. Senator in 1881, and died in 1900. This residence is lo...

Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the statue dedicated to Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove. Located in Menominee Park, formerly North Park.

Photograph

St. Mary's Church

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of St. Mary's Church. St. Mary's Parish was created because of the great flow of immigrants to Oshkosh. The first parish in Oshkosh St. Pe...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Statue of Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee Tribe. Sculpted by Trentanove and located in Menominee Park. The statue honors the man who gave his name to the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of St. Mary's Hospital.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A statue of Oshkosh, head chief of the Menominee Indian Tribe in North Park (Menominee Park). Sculpted by Gaetano Trentanove of Florence, Italy. Unveiled J...

Date: 1870 

Description: This bird's-eye-view map shows roads, a river with boats, and homes. The bottom margin of the map includes an index.

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Barn with stone foundation on the Winnebago County Asylum grounds. In the foreground behind a fence is a herd of cattle, and to the right is a man standing...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Image of the old general and antiques store. Text reads: "House built as a store, allegedly by Augustin Grignon in 1848. Later operated as a general stor...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Public Museum. Occupies the former home of Edgar Sawyer, lumberman and businessman. It was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924. This muse...

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Oshkosh, "drawn from nature."

Photograph

Menasha Warehouse

Date: 1963-06-16 

Description: View across railroad tracks of warehouses on the northern outskirts of Menasha which are leased by the Kimberly-Clark Paper Company. Trucks are parked alon...

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of the factory for the Oshkosh Truck Company.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Outdoor view from grounds through trees of farm buildings, including a large barn.

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