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Description: A group photograph of members of the 1st Illinios Light Artillery Battery Company B from Kenosha, Wisconsin. From left to right: Douglas Newell, C.D. Dana...

Date: 1911-03-09 

Description: Man standing in front of a Chicago and Northwestern railroad boxcar sitting on railroad tracks. The sides of the car are splintered, destroyed by an explos...

Photograph

Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Date: 1974-08 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks towards a Milwaukee Road train, with the engineer about to board. Other men are standing in the background.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Assembly line of the American Motors Company, formerly Nash Motors, in Kenosha.

Date: 1924-11-01 

Description: Prescription for alcohol to treat bronchitis written by a Kenosha doctor.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Simmons Memorial Library.

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...

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

Photograph

Early Fire Truck

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Automobile Combination Chemical Engine and Hose Wagon. When the manufacturer, the Peter Pirsch Company of Kenosha, donated this image to the Historical So...

Date: 1921 

Description: Factory workers construct frames in the Frame Assembly Department of the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

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.

Date: 1921 

Description: A truck with a posthole digger mounted on back on the side of the road, manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Photograph

Longwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1921 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory and grounds.

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument in Library Park.

Date: 1921 

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

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