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Bears in Zoo

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of spectators views caged bears at the zoo.

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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New Deal Road Work

Date: 1936-07-21 ca.

Description: Workers toil in the sun on the roadside, as a part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). As a program of the New Deal, it was provided to create jobs...

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Labor Day Festival

Date: 1988-09-06 

Description: A young girl listens to a speech at the Racine Laborfest. She holds a balloon imprinted with the slogan, "Buy Union Buy American."

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Bottomley House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Bottemley Residence with the family working on crops in the yard.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Wingspread, the Frank Lloyd Wright designed conference center of the Johnson Foundation.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of harbor, boats, and factories.

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Corliss Train Depot

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Description: Exterior view of the train depot with two trains on the tracks.

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

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Main Street

Date: 1888 

Description: Looking north on Main Street, from the Square, Manufacturer's National Bank at 440 Main Street.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction at Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The residence was completed in 1937.

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Description: Train depot workers pose in front of a train at the depot. There is a sign that reads "This Train For Milwaukee".

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Elliott Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elliott home, residence of Hames T. Elliot, at 7th Avenue.

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Description: "Civil War Day Pictures of Racine Veterans" A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits of veterans of the Civil War, consisting of 100 Union s...

Postcard

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: 1887 

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...

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Description: Boy standing below the Golden Rondelle with the Johnson Wax Research Tower in the background. Workers on scaffolding can be seen on the tower in the distan...

Photograph

Lathrop Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1933-03-30 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Corporation depot with receiving trucks.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine street at the storefronts of J. Wien's clothing, dry goods, and grocery store, Black's Dry Goods store, Schwaller's Real Estate Of...

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