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Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Fox River Lock

Date: 1962-08-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Guard Lock on the Fox River Canal, looking east from the Highway 55 bridge.

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Description: Interior of the Treasure Island Store, located on West College Avenue. Store aisles and end-caps full of goods are visible. A single cashier waits in aisle...

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Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. There are reading tables, a librarian's desk, bookshelves, and a wicker chair. Two large light fixtures...

Date: 1956-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Appleton High School basketball team, the Terrors.

Date: 1942 

Description: Four men outside R.H. Gehrke Company, an International Harvester dealership. The men are (left to right) H.P. Patheal, assistant manager of the Green Bay b...

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...

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Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. In the large room are reading tables, fireplace, radiators, carved wood railings, and wicker furniture....

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Mark Mueller, the photographer's son standing ankle deep in snow with a dog, and smiling as the snow continues to fall. The family was sl...

Photograph

Fox River Canal

Date: 1962-08-04 ca.

Description: A boat travels up the Fox River. In the background are a canal and locks and factory smokestacks.

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

Atlas Mill

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Exterior view across water of the Atlas Mill.The paper making mill on the Fox River was built in 1878 and proved that paper could be made efficiently from...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...

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Description: View over a train stopped at a grain elevator in the foreground. The Hotel Ristau is across a street on the left, and a church building is in the distance...

Postcard

E.V.L. Parish

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a town block with a church and two houses along a tree-lined street. Two young children are standing on the sidewalk.

Date: 1955-05-31 

Description: Veterans of World War I were among the participants in the Memorial Day parade. From left to are Frank Austin, Frank Hermen and Peter C. Vanden Huevel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Inter Lake Pulp Mill. Smoke billows out of the mill's smokestack. A boat crosses the canal between two lakes.

Photograph

Van Niel Shrine

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Class group portrait of Joseph R. McCarthy's grade school classmates. McCarthy is in the center of the group. McCarthy dropped out of school at age 14.

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