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Longwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Longwell house, residence of Hugh Longwell. It was used for the first school in Somers Township.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A nearly-completed automobile on the assembly line at Nash Motors in Kenosha.

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Description: Exterior view from lawn 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.

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Description: Interior 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. On the right i...

Date: 1921 

Description: The Blacksmith Shop and workers in the Winther Motor Company factory.

Date: 1921-10-05 

Description: Office workers - Mr. Hagaman and Mr. Heinricks - in the General Office at the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...

Date: 1963-08-31 ca.

Description: View from rock border of a breakwater on Lake Michigan.

Date: 1921 

Description: A side view of vehicle manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, used to carry employees to and from work in mines. This vehicle was apparently...

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Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

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Bald Cypress

Date: 1962 

Description: Noted Kenosha County "citizen conservationist" and environmentalist Phil H. Sander (1906-2006) holding a tape measure around the trunk of the Rhodesdale ba...

Date: 1921 

Description: Truck with attached crane manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

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Mail Carrier

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of a mailman dressed in his full uniform gazing at a piece of mail he is holding in his hands. He is carrying his mail pouch over his shoul...

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Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Date: 1921-10-05 

Description: William Swift (Purchasing Agent) and Bill Evans (Assistant Purchasing Agent) at desks in the office of Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1921 

Description: Side view of an early rotary snowplow truck manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1921 

Description: Interior of the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory showing finished truck frames.

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St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1921 

Description: The interior of the Truck Assembly Room at the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory.

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