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Date: 1951 

Description: Sunday morning traffic on 8th Street in Manitowoc.

Date: 1958-08-01 

Description: Two boys wearing hats with veils are working near a hive box near a small tree. A swarm of bees are on the ground near and on the hive box. One of the boys...

Date: 1964 

Description: The annex to the Windiate Hotel was originally built adjacent to the Hotel at the east, but the annex was moved a block south. It is now a saloon and roomi...

Date: 1911-02-28 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Rose and Louis Meyer. Rose Swetlik (1892-1968) married Louis Meyer (1887-1949), a farmer, on February 28,...


Windiate Hotel

Date: 1964 

Description: The Windiate Hotel located at York and Sixth Streets. The hotel was erected in 1854 and opened the same time as the mercantile store across the street. The...


S.S. Hyacinth


Description: Elevated view across river of the S.S. Hyacinth of the U.S. Lighthouse Service being repaired at the Manitowoc Ship Building Company dock. The Fr...

Date: 1875 

Description: This map oriented with the north to the upper right is ink, mounted on cloth. The depths of the water are shown by soundings. A handwritten inscription on...


Description: Exterior view of the Turner Opera Hose with the Manitowoc County Courthouse in the background. Horses pull a wagonload of hay at right.

Date: 1924 

Description: View of the front of the public school, a three-story brick building. Wooden buildings are in the background on the left. In the foreground is a barbed wir...

Date: 1888 

Description: Overview winter scene with a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ic...

Date: 1939 

Description: Schwartz house exterior with trees in the background.

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...


Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...


Karst Family

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Women bringing lunch to the men working in the field. The men are harvesting grain using a horse-drawn grain binder.

Date: 1945 

Description: Map features a legend with symbols of points of interest. The symbols are in red. The back of the map has text on "Points of Interest and Information".

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Manitowoc, dominated by the Manitowoc County Court House.

Date: 1926 

Description: This blueprint map shows the land and its uses near Two Rivers Harbor. Lake Michigan is labeled on the left. Roads and buildings are also labeled. Original...

Date: 1980-12-28 

Description: Holocaust survivor Rabbi Mayer Relles at his home.

Date: 1964-08 

Description: This map shows the city limits, Lake Michigan, the Manitowoc River, Silver Creek, designated sample sites with manuscript annotations, central business dis...

Date: 1939-06 

Description: Bridge on the Manitowoc River raised to allow the Pere Marquette car ferry through. River dredging equipment can be seen in the foreground.

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