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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: 1908 

Description: A High School in Kenosha.

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...

Photograph

Lake Shore Road

Date: 1913 

Description: Lake Shore Road in Somers.

Postcard

Library Park

Date:  

Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The first Kenosha High School.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Photograph

Battle Hollow

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1861 

Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

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 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

Eichelman Park

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The Lake Michigan shoreline from Eichelman Park

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

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...

Photograph

Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan with the Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium in background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument in Library Park.

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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Lamb's Hotel on a dirt road. The hotel is also called Bewersdorf's Hotel.

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