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Leet Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Leet house, site of the first town meeting of the Township of Somers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of a wooden shack on a Lake Michigan beach surrounded by rowboats, a campfire, and a wooded bluff. Two men stand on the beach near the water.

Postcard

Library Park

Date:  

Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

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Description: Exterior view of park in front of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library, with the Soldiers and Sailors monument. The library opened in 1900 and was funded...

Postcard

Library Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

Photograph

Roosevelt School

Date: 1934 

Description: The play area for Roosevelt School.

Date: 2008 

Description: Constructed by Gregario Gallo in 1923 and 1924, the building at 2122 Sixtieth Street, incorporated concrete pilasters and an entablature with a plain friez...

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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...

Photograph

Longwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Eli G. Runal Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house of Eli G. Runal, now part of the Willowbrook Sanatarium.

Photograph

Port of Kenosha

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial photograph of the Port of Kenosha and factories, with snow on the ground. There are four ships along the shoreline, and multiple factories on either...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

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Description: Exterior view from lawn 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.

Photograph

O.S. Head House

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The first Kenosha High School.

Postcard

Hotel Dayton

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hotel Dayton in Kenosha.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument in Library Park.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Burgess Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Lathrope Burgess home built in 1838.

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...

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