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Description: Exterior view 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. The building i...


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...


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.


Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.


Kenosha Cemetery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The exterior wall along the Kenosha cemetery.


Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1954 

Description: This photocopy map shows a early sketch of the settlement Southport. Rivers, lakes, other settlements, county boundaries, and roads are labeled. A portion...


S.W. Truesdell Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of photographer S.W. Truesdell with horse and sleigh.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Simmons Memorial Library.


General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...


Main Street

Date: 1898-05-12 

Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.


Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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: 1910 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, churches, schools, houses, and roads on the rural delivery service route in blue lines. An explanation key appears on the l...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows a list of polling places by ward and precinct in the left margin, a list of assembly districts, and additional handwritten notes. Lake Michi...


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...


St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1945 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes a list of polling places by ward and precinct. The map reads: "Keep this Map...It Gives the Location of You...

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