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Description: Interior view of the Oshkosh Public Library. On the back is the note: Wm. Walker, Oshkosh, arch. 1900 -- cost $55,000. Ionic marble columns, and a round op...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men dressed in coats and suits standing outside of the entrance to the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy. The o...

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...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A large, two-story wood building with nine over six windows identified as an inn; at the time of the photograph it served as the Butte des Morts Post Offic...

Photograph

Boat in Yard

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Large boat on a stand in a boatyard. A man wearing a hat and suspenders stands on the right in the open doorway of a building. There is another building on...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Campus of the State Normal School.

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

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Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...

Postcard

Barn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Old Stone Barn, built by Harrison Reed in 1847.

Date: 1890 

Description: A view of the main building on the campus of the State Normal School.

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

Photograph

Building Ruins

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the ruins of a large, stone building. A man stands amidst the rubble and looks toward the camera. Caption on back of stereoview reads, "Oshkosh Rui...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Paper mill, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock copany composed of Nathan Cobb, president; Hiram Smith, secretary and...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the Northern Hospital for the Insane's institutional fire fighting department posed outside the building. Horse-drawn transport cart and...

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Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Front view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. A horse-drawn carriage is outside the entrance.

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Description: Man standing with his hand on a pool table in the center of a bar with a high ceiling. The bartender leans against the bar on the right. The room is decora...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of horse-drawn carriages and sleds racing down a snowy street lines with storefronts. A large crowd is in the distance.

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Description: The Willard and Blanche Bellack House was designed by the architectural firm Keck and Keck as Project #221 in 1937. George Fred and William Keck were born...

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