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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Old Stone Barn, built by Harrison Reed in 1847.
Description: Black and white postcard of Hull House. The house was built in the Italianate style around 1850. Farm outbuildings are visible in the background. The house...
Description: The Menasha Woodenware plant and water tower on Doty Island from across the Fox River canal, with a small railroad dolly in the foreground.
Description: Downtown street scene and alley near Commercial and Canal Streets. This image was used in a Circuit Court case.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a large crowd of women, men and children gathered outside in the snow in front of the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic...
Description: View of horse-drawn carriages and sleds racing down a snowy street lines with storefronts. A large crowd is in the distance.
Description: Menu for the Faust Supper Club, with a tinted three-quarter view photograph of the restaurant exterior within an abstract lozenge shape.
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: Close-up of Frank Waldo's decorative motifs in the Grand Opera House, featuring morning-glory and ornamental grass.
Date: date unknown
Description: Front of City Hall.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Institutional fire fighting department at the Northern Hospital for the Insane, executing drills on the exterior of the building. Fire fighting equipment i...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: View from the stage of the audience at the Grand Opera House.
Description: Interior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. The library opened in 1898 funded with a gift of $20,000 from E.D. Smith. Lower left of photograph reads: "Va...
Description: Close-up of Frank Waldo decorative motif on the proscenium arch in the Grand Opera House. Features a portrait of William Shakespeare flanked by cupids and...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.
Description: Memohead of the Buckstaff-Edwards Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, manufacturers of coffins and caskets and wholesale dealers in caskets and undertaking supp...
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.
Description: Four men pose on and around a crude wooden platform set up in front of the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy. There is a barrel o...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Front view of East Wisconsin Avenue Methodist Church.
Description: Exterior of one-story building. One of the doorways has been boarded up.
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