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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...


Toothpick Sculpture

Date: 1957-05-16 

Description: Kenneth Mills, 10, with his toothpick sculpture that he named "Pickalator." The work was part of an exhibit of children's art at Racine's Wustum Museum of...


Police Station

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the police station.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of a river view of the Fox River as it runs through the city of Burlington. In the foreground is a railroad bridge. Just behind th...

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 ca.

Description: A car drives on a main street in a downtown business district.

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Date: 1935 ca.

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


Heg Residence

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The home of Col. E.H. Heg. This building now stands on the site of the loghouse where the first of Nordlyset was printed.


Johnson Wax Company

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of the Johnson Wax Company building.


Monument Square

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Monument Square looking south. In the bottom right corner, a man sits on a bench looking at the fountain. The Civil War Soldi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Presbyterian parsonage.

Date: 1881-03 

Description: Winter scene with men digging out the train tracks by hand after a big snow storm. Trees and a fence line the sides of the railroad right of way. Between F...


Description: Letterhead of the Belle City Incubator Company of Racine, Wisconsin, manufacturers of hatching equipment. Includes illustrations of an egg incubator and a...

Date: 1905-05-25 

Description: Black and white postcard of a view of the Fox River as it flows through Burlington. The shoreline is wooded. Red text below reads, "View of Fox River, Burl...

Map or Atlas

Dover Township

Date: 1858 

Description: Plat map of Dover Township in Racine County.


Snow Scene

Date: 1936-03-09 

Description: Slightly elevated winter scene with a large group of people digging a car out of the snow with shovels. The car can barely be seen in the center of the cro...


Wild Residence

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Fred Wild.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Racine College Dormitories.

Date: 2008 

Description: Fred Schmidt installed a gas pump outside his family's blacksmith business in 1911. At 28407 North Lake Drive, the station's location was prime for automob...

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