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Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument in Library Park.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1921-10-05 

Description: Interior of the company president's office. President Martin P. Winther and a female worker are seated at desks.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Tenth and Fifty-seventh Streets, with early houses, car and barn.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Napkin from Brewmaster's Pub in Kenosha advertising itself as the Midwest's first brew pub. The graphic on the napkin includes a beer stein and a stalk of...

Photograph

S.W. Truesdell Home

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "1899, cost $150,000, D. H. Burnham, Chicago, Arch." A second...

Date: 1920 

Description: Don Ameche poses with his junior basketball team at Franklin School. He was ten-years-old and captain of the team.

Date: 1901 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery's first Rambler automobile during a test for strength in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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...

Date: 1924-11-01 

Description: Prescription for alcohol to treat bronchitis written by a Kenosha doctor.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

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Description: Plant of the United Refrigerator and Ice Machine company.

Photograph

Deming House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The home of Rev. D.H. Deming. The house was built in 1858 on Kenosha Street near Deming Street.

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

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: 1921 

Description: Workers (Mr. R. Kahlor and Mr. V. Downing, Chief Engineer) in the Drafting Room in the Winther Motor Company factory.

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