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Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Main Street with the Post Office and the Hotel Racine.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 100 South Jefferson Street, started out as a Phillips 66 service station, built in 1935. It is currently Uncle Harry's Frozen Custard.


Description: A woman stands near a sign welcoming Democrats to Racine County. Political signs say: "Lt. Governor Hephner", "Garvey U.S. Senate", and Matt Flynn U.S. Sen...

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax Administration and Research Center.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Draft of a letter from the Racine Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People regarding voter registration and organized votin...

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The H.S. Durand residence, now the Masonic Temple.

Date: 1887 

Description: The Utly Residence, on the north-east corner of Wisconsin and 8th Streets. Built by E. R. Cooley.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction of the Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread." In the foreground are the walls and steps of the swimming pool and the rear elevation of...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The curved wall near the entrance is on the right. A construction shack is at the left. A sign po...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the S.C. Johnson & Sons, Inc. office building looking toward a parking lot.

Date: 1924 

Description: Elevated view of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) of Racine, posed outdoors in the form of a cross and holding a banner.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Roof of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. The skylight domes have been installed. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wrigh...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise Wallis Certified Tractors. The cover features an illustration showing two men w...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The Lewis Dickinson residence on the south side of State St. between LaSelle and Marquette Streets, the later site of Daniel Hall. Mrs. Dickinson is on th...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Racine and Mississippi freight and passenger depot with multiple individuals lined up on the platform.


Orin J. Whitman


Description: Carte-de-visite of a waist-up studio portrait of Orin J. Whitman, 9th Wisconsin Artillery.


Lathrop Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the William H. Lathrop residence with a figure standing in the front entranceway.


One Room School

Date: 1914 

Description: Unidentified one-room school in Racine County. Transportation to better consolidated schools was one significant improvement that motorized vehicles broug...

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