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White Bass Run

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: People fishing for bass off dock.

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Art Deco bar

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of an art deco-style bar lined with stools. There is a radio behind the bar along a mirrored wall where bottles of liquor are displayed aroun...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: A man wearing a hat and overalls holds a dairy cow in front of a farmhouse. Trees, a barn with a silo, and other dairy cows are seen in the background. The...

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Loggery Cottage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The “loggery” cottage built for James Duane Doty.

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Sawyer House

Date: 1914 

Description: Home of Philetus Sawyer’s son Edgar. Built in 1908, it became the home of the Oshkosh Public Museum in the 1920s. It still stands (with additions) at 133...

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"The Grand Loggery"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of "the Grand Loggery", Governor Doty's home at Neenah-Menasha, built in 1845.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Rock piles at the quarry at Red Granite. Poles, wires and machinery are on the edge of the quarry in the middle distance. Two men are walking or standing o...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Oshkosh Public Library. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899, and the library was finally complete in September of 1900. Located on...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Sawyer House

Date: 1868 

Description: The Philteus Sawyer residence located on the northwest corner of Algoma and West Algoma Streets. Sawyer was mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864, and became a U...

Date: 1895 

Description: Sanborn-Perris fire insurance maps for city of Menasha.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six beds in the sleeping quarters of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Northern Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Library, located on Washinton Avenue. The cornerstone was laid in May of 1899 and the library was finally complete in Septembe...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of crowd of people under the trees near the trading post marker in Butte des Morts.

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Large Picnic Group

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large group of people posing sitting and standing amongst the trees at Larsley's Point at Lake Winneconne. Some individuals pose purpos...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of houses and yards on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. There is a large white house with a tower is the family home of the Walters w...

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Description: Exterior view of the Neenah Public Library in winter. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a combined donation of $20,000 from the citizens of Ne...

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Sawyer House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the residence of Philetus Sawyer, mayor of Oshkosh from 1863-1864. Sawyer was also a U.S. Senator in 1881, and died in 1900. This residence is lo...

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