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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. Through a larg...

Date: 1921 

Description: Side view of a posthole digger manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory mounted on a Caterpillar tractor.

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.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes a list of polling places by ward and precinct. The map reads: "Keep this Map...It Gives the Location of You...

Photograph

Camperdown Elms

Date: 1963-09 

Description: A well-matched pair of weeping elms (Ulmus glabra camperdownii) obscuring the front of a two-story house. A swollen ring around the trunk of each tr...

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: 1973 ca.

Description: Map shows sections, trails, roads, and locations of ancient burial grounds, hills, groves, and settlers. Printed in brown ink.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1953 

Description: This map is a blue line print and shows streets as well as some points of interest.

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Description: Interior view of the rotunda of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. In the center background is a window with a sign that reads: "Renting Collection." A...

Photograph

Kenosha High School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Kenosha High School.

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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...

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: 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...

Date: 1946 

Description: Man driving International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church built by Austin Kellogg and his brothers around 1837 and was completed in 1840. It is the first Protestant church in this section of the state. An a...

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...

Date: 1918 

Description: Campaign poster for Judge C.E. Randall. The poster features Uncle Sam holding up a sheet of paper with the quarter-length portrait of the candidate printed...

Date: 1955 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes list of polling places by ward and precinct, and list of State Assembly districts.

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