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Date: 1901 

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

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...

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: 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

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...

Date: 1907-01-18 

Description: This map shows Lake Michigan, streets, schools, churches, businesses, cemeteries, parks, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours; depths are shown by so...

Date: 1886 

Description: The Killbourne residence, the home of E. B. Kilbourne, 927 Superior Avenue.

Photograph

Racine Harbor

Date: 1957-12-10 

Description: View of harbor with pilings in the right foreground. There is a lighthouse on breakwaters in the distance.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map shows components of the bottom of Lake Michigan and the Root River, as well as the harbor, buildings, streets, railroads, and rural landowners in...

Photograph

Train Depot

Date:  

Description: Train depot with a boy standing between the building and the railroad tracks. There are two doors marked "Men" and "Women". Four men can be seen on the rig...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map of Racine's business section is oriented with the north to the right and shows businesses and lot owners. Businesses, streets, and the Root River...

Date: 1883 

Description: This map shows lots, neighborhood additions and subdivisions (some in blue, green, pink, and yellow), and numbered wards. Streets, Lake Michigan, and the R...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for Wallis tractors featuring an a side-view illustration of a man using a tractor in a farm field. The farmer is waving to a train running a...

Date: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1908 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Racine Chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks wearing suits, hats with oversized brims with large flower deco...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The J. H. Kelby house. The home was located at the Northwest corner of Wisconsin Ave. and 8th St. which is now the Southeast corner of the block containing...

Date: 1928 

Description: Rubber workers making tires at the Ajax Rubber Company plant in Racine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from Lake Michigan towards the shoreline at Racine looking southwest.

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