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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view of the wood shop, warehouse, machine shop, dry kilns, and foundry of the Manitowoc Seating Company. Several people pass in front o...

Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Photograph

Highway Detour Sign

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Detour sign posted by the Wisconsin Highway Commission, the predecessor of the Department of Transportation, in Manitowoc showing a confusing detour route...

Map or Atlas

Town 18 Range 23

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: This 19th-century manuscript map of the Town of Newton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, shows sections, lakes and streams, the trail from Chicago to Green Bay...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Society of the Divine Savior Monastery in St. Nazianz.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of schoolchildren posed sitting and standing on a fallen tree trunk. They are dressed in their finest clothes for a school photograph. One of the boy...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934 

Description: Three men packing malt sacks for shipping, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934.

Date: 1961 

Description: Mrs. Shirley Mecha, regular teacher at Meadow Brook School, helps migrant students use resources in the "library corner".

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Date: 1910 

Description: Church of the Society of the Divine Savior.

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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

Photograph

Barn Raising Bee

Date: 1906-11-02 

Description: Group of people assembled in front of and on the frame of a barn being raised at M.T. Cooney's.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Joseph Mann Public Library, showing the south half of the reading room. The building opened in 189?. Land was funded by a $1000 donati...

Date: 1952 

Description: A Rahr Malting Company worker oversees malt coming from the roaster, which produces malt of a desired color, aroma, and flavor.

Date: 1934 

Description: This illustration shows how many pounds per barrel of different Rahr Special Malts are needed to brew Salvator, Pilsener and Vienna style beers.

Photograph

Rolling Aluminum

Date: 1923 

Description: Men rolling aluminum by hand at the Mirro Aluminum Company.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view of construction on the building. There are gentleman standing on the iron framework of the dome. The dome originally was encased in glass, an...

Map or Atlas

Manitowoc County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Outline map of Manitowoc County. Includes engraving of Wisconsin State Seal at bottom right.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: These 24 plat maps of the Town of Newton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, show soil type; mortgages in force as of January 1, 1932; land warrants holders; mor...

Date: 1888-04-20 

Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

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