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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.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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: 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: 1897-05-05 

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

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Kiln Fire Boxes

Date: 1934 

Description: Malt kiln fire boxes, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934. These fireboxes heated Rahr's double-decked malt kiln, in which the hot exhaust air...

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: 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: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934 

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

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...

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: 1924 

Description: View across Packer Drive of Saint Anne's Catholic Church and Saint Anne Grade School. There is a pile of gravel and other material near a fence in the fore...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A small church in St. Nazianz.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men on a life saving crew launching a row boat into Lake Michigan. A long pier with a lighthouse at the end bisects the image.

Photograph

Lumber Mill

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Description: Cutover land near a lumber mill. Logs and boards are stacked near the building in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

Photograph

Piening Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Adolph Piening on Hancock Street (near Eight Street). The house was next door to the German Lutheran School and this site now is used by the sc...

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