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Postcard

Lower Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the lower dam. Postcard reads "Appleton, Wis. Lower Dam".

Date: 1922 

Description: Appleton Wisconsin Electric Light and Power Plant, 1922. Switchboard equipment of the plant, which began operating in September of 1822, is at the State H...

Date: 1886 

Description: The first electric street railway in Wisconsin.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: View of the freight steamer Cornucopia loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill in the background....

Date: 1957 

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

Postcard

Brighton Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene at Brighton Beach. View of the lake and shoreline from what appears to be a wooden walkway across the water. A man is rowing a rowboat nearby. Boats...

Photograph

Harvesting Onions

Date: 1965 

Description: A farmer drives a tractor through a field harvesting onions.

Date: 1876-03 

Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...

Date: 1911-09-14 after

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...

Photograph

Temple Zion

Date: 1978-04 

Description: Temple Zion and the adjacent school. At the time of this photograph, Temple Zion was used as the Outagamie Historical Society.

Date:  

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...

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: 1961 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Miller Electic Manufacturing Co. and surrounding area.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Fox River, bridge, and some industrial buildings.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Young man sitting on a large rock called the “Devil's Chair” in Rattlesnake Hollow.

Photograph

Packaging Onions

Date: 1965 

Description: Farmers package onions for shipping. Two women and a man pack and sew closed mesh bags of onions. Another man hoists full bags onto a conveyor belt, while...

Date: 1948 

Description: Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Fox River, just east of Appleton.

Date: 1927 

Description: Shows landowner's lots, roads, railroads, and Fox River. Also includes certificate of survey text. Includes significant manuscript annotations depicting th...

Photograph

Cement Crew

Date: 1992-06-11 

Description: Employees of Lunda Concrete pour the last section of the Tri-County Fox River Bridge deck.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Fox River, looking east, from railroad tracks.

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