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Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Date: 1891 

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


Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...


Main Street

Date: 1898-05-12 

Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.



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...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Map is ink and pencil on paper. Map showing Leonard's Addition to Salem Wisconsin in Kenosha County. The plats are numbered.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Date: 1874-08-17 

Description: This manuscript drawing provides a side elevation, plan, and perspective view for a proposed lock on the Fox River.

Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...


I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map shows the dams and locks of the Fox River between Neenah, in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and Kaukauna, in Outagamie County. The cities and villag...


Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.


Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The site of the encounter between Black Hawk and his followers and General Henry.

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: 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: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...

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