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Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and pictorially and shows plat of the town, wards, lots, land ownership by name, local roads, highways, railroads, pa...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Ripon College.
Description: Waterwheel for generating electric power, with men sitting on the log support. It may be the largest in the nation. The waterwheel was built in 1924 by a c...
Date: 1967-09-10 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Mercury Outboard boat engine manufacturing plant. The firm purchased the buildings from a large dairy farm and later built a modern fa...
Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."
Description: "We visit the Coliseum Sports Bar and Grill, at 91 South Main Street in Fond du Lac, on a very rainy day."
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Long House Dormitory at Cresco, the Fourierite community, used as a "Poor" house in the 1930's.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a man with a wheelbarrow standing amid vast stacks of cut wood in the yard of a pulp mill.
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of a campus green space at Ripon College. A commemorative stone marker stands in the foreground with text that reads, "Rendezvous 1st Wis. Cav. Aug...
Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...
Description: The Ripon College street plan.
Description: 75th anniversary celebration of the birth of the Republican Party at Ripon. Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., stands on the podium in front of the Little Whi...
Description: The "Long House", Ceresco.
Description: A view of the split lath boards, which are hung between wall beams to apply plaster to create the interior wall, inside of the Doty house.
Description: Prison photograph of Lyle Tadder, inmate number 25409, a painter who was convicted of larceny of auto.
Description: View of the Signal Oak taken from the original, which was the first in a series of Heritage Prints. The idea for the series was conceived by the First Nati...
Date: 1867 after
Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of Colonel Phillip's residence with trees. Built before the Civil War, it was situated "under the ledge" between the farms of Governor Tallma...
Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The roof has a central bell tower and a smaller, secondary tower to the right.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Victorian mansion at 123 S. Madison Street, built in 1870 and owned in 1875 by Samuel Chamberlain. It's mansard roof and iron trim help make the house an...
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