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Map or Atlas

City of Appleton

Date: 1952 

Description: Map shows roads, highways, railroads, parks, city buildings, schools, cemeteries, city limits, and the Fox River. The map is indexed by street name, street...

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Description: Letterhead of the Atlas Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, a paper company established in 1878. On the left is a scroll embellished with a spray of flow...

Photograph

Zeeland Mills

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.

Photograph

Checking on Beehive

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E. Bodoh checks on the condition of a hive by opening it using smoke to calm the bees. Bodoh wears a protective hat with mesh veil. Several other hi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A Wisconsin State Canners Truck parked under a chute at Stokely Van Camp canning factory on West College Avenue.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor to plow a field in front of a farmhouse.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Photograph

Appleton Locks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a lock at Appleton, with views of mills and other structures in the background.

Date: 1942 

Description: Trees interspersed with college buildings in lower half of image, with Fox River bisecting the middle, and a few buildings across the river with open fiel...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Exterior of Olsen's Mill (Wayne Feeds) on Hwy 49, just north of Hwy 21.

Date: 1915 

Description: View of several downtown businesses, including a drugstore advertising "Patent Medicines and Cigars".

Date:  date unknown

Description: A distant view of two houses and a yard, bordered by a damaged, white picket fence. The house burned down in 1867.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Fox River near Appleton from an elevated railroad track. The fourth lock is located to the extreme right crossing the river. Railroad cars and...

Date: 1954 

Description: Group of farmers observe and participate in a farm auction.

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, with meat, seafood, and "chef specialties," including "Hawaiian Delight, Double Breast of Chicken Hawaiian on a Bed of Wai...

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Description: Letterhead of Super Bowl, a bowling alley in Appleton, Wisconsin, with five captioned illustrations along the left-hand side of the page promoting the soci...

Date: 1898-06 

Description: The Fox River seen from the hill behind the Catholic Church and looking toward the combined locks. Also seen in the distance is a paper mill.

Postcard

Lower Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the lower dam on the Fox River.

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