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Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map shows the village in sections 23 and 24 of T19, R23E; later this area became part of the city of Manitowoc. The back of the map includes...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.

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: 1962 ca.

Description: View across road towards loading dock of the Kingsbury Brewing Company. Printed on the side of the building are two advertisements for Kingsbury Beer.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows city streets, zoning of city areas, residences, local businesses, and commercial areas marked in red, yellow, and light brown. The bottom ri...

Date: 1895-12-11 

Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.

Date: 1952 

Description: A worker samples finished malt at the Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, circa 1950. He is using a hand-held sampling probe, a tube with multiple...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Five men standing outside the Conrad Meyer Alaska House saloon and hotel. The building was located at 416 North 9th Street.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Construction crew raising a brick building. The structure is entirely surrounded by scaffolding. A large stone piece is being hoisted into place while a wo...

Date: 1958-06 

Description: These four men from Wisconsin's Forests and Parks Department will retire in July 1958. C.L. (Neal) Harrington is second from the right.

A new retirement...

Date: 1920 

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of five men standing in front of Rand and Roemer Hardware Company store. Many items can be seen on the sidewalk and through the store windows, includ...

Photograph

St. Nazianz Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Church, probably named St. Nazianz, at least unofficially; no source is quite clear on this. In 1845, Father Ambrose Oschwald, hoping to free his co-religi...

Photograph

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.

The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

Read about the history of Manitowoc and Two Rivers, two Wisconsin communities, and view photos documenting more than 150 years of life in the two cities.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Kingsbury Pale Beer, Finest Quality, Brewery, Aged, Bottling, Kingsbury Breweries Co...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from street of three men standing with bicycles in front of Frank Sladek's bicycle shop. A sign at left indicates that Sladek's shop custom built and...

Date: 1899-01 

Description: Shows lot and block numbers, railroads, ward boundaries, and some landownership. Includes public building index.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Frank Pelishek standing in front of his grocery store. Items on display in front of the store include brooms, candy, bananas, seed packets, and flower pots...

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