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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Frederick Graham residence.

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Racine House

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.

Map or Atlas

Dover Township

Date: 1858 

Description: Plat map of Dover Township in Racine County.

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Boat in Harbor

Date: 1919 

Description: View of the harbor.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of "The Orchard", which was possibly an inn, in Corliss.

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Milk Strike

Date: 1934-01-10 

Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...

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Klinkert Hotel

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The first Klinkert Hotel. It burned down around 1905, and was replaced by the brick structure with the same name. Signs advertising Harper Rye are on eithe...

Date: 1930-09-15 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., (with flower in his lapel), who was campaigning for re-election, took time out for a baseball game at Horlick Athletic Fiel...

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Happ Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Dr. Valentine's house in Corliss.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four Jacobson daughters in living room with an ornate stove and a Christmas tree in the back room.

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Case Strike

Date: 1960 

Description: Three men pose together on a picket line at the Case plant. The man in the center holds a sign reading "Case Local demands justice." The Case eagle on a gl...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction near an exterior wall at Herbert F. Johnson's residence.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Artist's rendering of the research and development tower and administration building of the S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Co.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of the construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Scene in a small city park showing a group of local women serving luncheon to soldiers recently returned from service in the first World War. Very possibly...

Date: 1927 

Description: Earthwork four miles southwest of Racine, used during the Civil War in light artillery target practice to stop solid shot. Joseph Cooper is waving the flag...

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Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906 

Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.

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