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Photograph

Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

Photograph

St. Mary's Church

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of St. Mary's Church. St. Mary's Parish was created because of the great flow of immigrants to Oshkosh. The first parish in Oshkosh St. Pe...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of St. Mary's Hospital.

Photograph

Whiting Paper Mills

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Whiting Paper Mills before it was ruined by fire.

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front of St. Mary's Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map shows townships, roads and railroads, churches, schools, and selected buildings and property owners.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Public Museum. Occupies the former home of Edgar Sawyer, lumberman and businessman. It was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924. This muse...

Postcard

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of post office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mills with switcher engines in front of buildings. The engines are (left to right) Chicago and Northwestern Railway No. 124, Wi...

Date: 1712 

Description: This drawing, based on an 1897 survey, appeared in the 1899 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, accompanying Publius V. Lawson's arti...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Museum in the winter months. Formerly the home of Edgar Sawyer. The home was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map shows a line of proposed construction for defending the north side of the canal against inundation from the Wisconsin River and location of Fort W...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View across unpaved road towards construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Oshkosh, head chief of the Menominee Indian Tribe, a heroic bronze statue by Gaetano Trentanove (Florentine). Unveiled June 21, 1911 in Menominee Park (for...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1891 

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

Photograph

Riverside Park

Date: 1952 

Description: Riverside Park, as seen from the south side of the Fox River. A section of the Main street bridge can be seen at the left.

Photograph

Dispersal of Fish

Date: 1935-02 

Description: People receiving fish at a relief station in the wintertime.

Postcard

Paine Lumber Co.

Date: 1911 

Description: Log entrance of the Paine Lumber Co. Edward L. Paine founded the lumber mill in 1853 on the east bank of the Fox River.

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