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Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Red and white label for Burlington Beer, produced by the Burlington Brewing Co.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Back cover of a booklet produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise Wallis Certified Tractors. The page features photographs of tractors in use on f...

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Photograph

Strang Cottage

Date:  

Description: Strang cottage in what was the town of Voree.

Photograph

The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.

Date: 1901 

Description: A crew of construction workers paving North Main Street with brick.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of lumber hooker ships in the Racine harbor on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at left and the Racine Agricultural Works buil...

Date: 1961 

Description: Letter from James V. Rizzo, Chairman of the Racine AFL-CIO Council's Community Service Committee, to Leland E. Johnson, President of the Racine Community S...

Photograph

Strang Cottage

Date: 1933 

Description: Cottage built by the Morman leader James Jesse Strang about 1844.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1901 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the main lobby of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Postcard

Pumping Station

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a pumping station.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This map includes an index on the right margin of industrial plants, churches, schools, and public buildings. Streets, the Rock River, Lake Michigan, parks...

Photograph

Machine Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and boys pose outside a machine factory in Corliss. Almost all of them are similarly dressed in dark hats, jackets, and pants.

Photograph

Crop Sprayer

Date: 1913 

Description: A horse-drawn power sprayer being used on truck crops in the Racine area.

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of excavation for the Lathrop residence, home of William H. Lathrop.

Photograph

Pleasure Boat Ramps

Date: 1957-12-10 

Description: Pleasure boat ramps, made of timber, on the south side of Racine Harbor. A man is walking in the snow near the ramps. There are piles of material along the...

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