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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Date: 1942-04-09 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Paris Gardens, 6 miles west of Kenosha, on Highway 43. Three man area sitting at the bar.

Date: 1921 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Napkin from Brewmaster's Pub in Kenosha advertising itself as the Midwest's first brew pub. The graphic on the napkin includes a beer stein and a stalk of...

Date: 1911-03-09 

Description: A man stands on a foundation among the debris of the aftermath of a powder explosion. Around the man are pieces of corrugated metal, machinery and wood. In...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

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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 

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

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Description: The Middle Street bridge over the Pike River.

Date: 1921 

Description: Men working on a tire press in the Winther Motor Company factory.

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Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along tracks towards the depot with a tall train order signal near the doorway. A chalkboard schedule is posted near a window. Luggage and a pile of s...

Date: 1921 

Description: Gasoline rail car manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

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Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

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Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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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: 1906 

Description: This map, which shows the Mascoutin village site near Berlin, Wisconsin, the Fox River, and parts of the Wisconsin and Wolf rivers, was published in the Pr...

Date: 1989-04-29 

Description: One of a group of photographs taken to document the appearance of the Chrysler Company plant in Kenosha in 1989. The factory, which was then the oldest au...

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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