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Date: 1897-05-05 

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

Date: 1810 before

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, and the public square. The bottom right margin reads: "Robert M. Eberts, Henry S. Baird, A.G. Ellis, R.S. S...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Manitowoc on the shores of Lake Michigan. A map of the northeastern part of the United States at the top indicates Manitowoc's location...

Date: 1951 

Description: Water depths shown by bathymetric tints, isolines, and soundings. Relief shown by contours. "Soundings in feet." "Aids to navigation corrected to May 4, 19...

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: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Photograph

S.S. Hyacinth

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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: 1917 

Description: The Manitowoc County Court House.

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Description: Pilot Louis Kakuk, manager of the Manitowoc Airport, with his Waco airplane. Kakuk's career followed a typical pattern for aviators, moving from the freewh...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An aerial view of numerous Manitowoc factories/industries.

Date: 1911-02-28 

Description: Studio portrait of Rose and Louis Meyer's wedding party. Rose Swetlik (1892-1968) married Louis Meyer (1887-1949), a farmer, on February 28, 1911 in Kossut...

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...

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior view from across street of C.J. Hensel hotel and bowling ally. An automobile is parked near the raised platform in front of a storefront with larg...

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: 1939 

Description: Schwartz house exterior showing front patio.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map is a cadastral map and shows block and lot numbers and dimensions, additions, streets, railroad, and Kiel Municipal Cemetery. The bottom right mar...

Date: 1951 

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

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Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Two Rivers.

Date: 1905 

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, railroads, public buildings, local businesses, and parts of the Manitowoc River and Lake Michigan. Relief...

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