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Date: 1960-06 

Description: "Famous Schreiner's Restaurant of Fond du Lac had this sign on Highway 41 forty-five years ago."

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Description: Letterhead of the Althouse, Wheeler & Company of Waupun, Wisconsin, manufacturer of vaneless wind mills, pumps, grinding mills, and water tanks, with illus...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a boy using a saw to cut into a giant tomato. A man stands beside the boy, watching. A group of giant tomatoes cover the foreground. The wo...

Photograph

Store and Saloon

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across road of men gathered outside a store and saloon. Most of the men hold a glass of beer as though toasting. Two teams of horses are...

Photograph

Bauer's Restaurant

Date: 1960-06 

Description: "Bauer's Restaurant in Campbellsport was a landmark in the area. The owner, 'Mush' Bauer, was an extremely overweight man."

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a man and a boy pulling the husks off of giant ears of corn. The corn fills the foreground, creeping into the house in the background. Th...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Martin K. Dahl, far left, sits with three women around a table which has been set in front of an iron fence which encloses a manicured yard. Two of the wom...

Photograph

State Prison

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a then recently completed cell block at the State Prison.

Date: 1915 

Description: Photomontage of a group of travellers in a car colliding with a steamroller. The travellers have been thrown out of their car and into the air. The words...

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of storefronts on either side of a dirt road in the business district. Automobiles are parked on either sides, with two automobiles and a horse-dr...

Date: 1911 

Description: Three young boys gather around a wheelbarrow filled with giant peaches. One of the boys is holding a peach that has been broken open, exposing its pit. Two...

Date: 2001-10-26 

Description: "This Friday we are at Dillinger's, 1 South Main St., Fond du Lac. Dillinger's is named after John Dillinger, a notorious thief who robbed banks throughout...

Postcard

Ripon College

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Smith Hall at Ripon College.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Includes street index. Shows local streets, parks, highways, railroads, Fond du Lac River, and part of lake Winnebago. Also includes text on points of inte...

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Description: Copy of an artist's line drawing of the exterior of the Fond du Lac Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with $30,0...

Date: 1912 

Description: Several women and a man are outside of a barn, which is overflowing with giant onions, corn, and potatoes. A ladder is placed against the large stack of on...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a dwarf wearing a top hat driving a cart, drawn by a mule, filled with giant eggs. The dwarf is wearing a suit and a top hat. The mule is...

Postcard

Palmer House

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Palmer house.

Date: 1946-02-15 

Description: Prisoner Gustave Pete Sharlow, inmate number 28827, an Indian tailor convicted of larceny.

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of working class men stand staring at a giant pike fish resting on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district...

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