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Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.
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: 1896 ca.
Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.
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: 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...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
Description: Elevated view of a barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.
Description: This hand-colored map shows the North and South Pier, the North Pier Bridge, the present Channel, and the Channel to be dredged. Lake Michigan and a light...
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...
Description: Looking down Main Street.
Description: This manuscript drawing provides a side elevation, plan, and perspective view for a proposed lock on the Fox River.
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...
Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...
Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.
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