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Racine

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.

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: 1886 

Description: View of the west side of Superior Street, looking north.

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Family Dog

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large, long haired dog looks attentively toward the camera. He is standing near a water hydrant in the side yard of a house. The corner of the house with...

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View of Root River

Date: 1869 

Description: A stereograph view of Root River in Racine.

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College Chapel

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

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Racine , Wisconsin

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A view from the tower of the Racine Court House looking north.

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: 1936-02 

Description: Winter scene featuring a Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul train from the front with snow thrower attached to the engine. Smoke billows to the right and power l...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The Case Residence.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the buildings located on what is thought to be the east side of Main Street, including a physician and surgeon's office and a bank.

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...

Date: 1914 ca.

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

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Train Wreck

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

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Case Residence

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Winter scene at the Case Residence with J. I. Case's sleigh and team. Andrew Jackson, hostler, (died Dec., 1924) is in the sleigh and "Nick" Mitchell, hir...

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Description: Memohead of the J.I. Case Plow Works of Racine, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the company plant and a smaller scene set on a scroll of a man driving...

Date: 1901 

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north from Fifth Street.

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Racine — Air City

Date: 1931-06-12 

Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...

Date: 1927 ca.

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

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