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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 

Description: Earthwork four miles southwest of Racine, used during the Civil War in light artillery target practice to stop solid shot. Joseph Cooper is waving the flag...

Photograph

Racine Trolley

Date: 1891 

Description: View across road construction towards a horse-drawn trolley on railroad tracks on Racine Street. Men and children are standing near piles of road building...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the downtown area looking northeast from the courthouse corner.

Photograph

Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906 

Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1869 

Description: The Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot. Included in the photograph is an omnibus operated by Major Throup.

Date: 1948 ca.

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

Photograph

WPA Art Project

Date: 1935 after

Description: Santos Zingale (1908-1999), then an unemployed artist, working on the cartoon phase of a WPA mural he was painting in Racine. The preliminary sketch from w...

Date: 1870 before

Description: View of a lumber hooker ship at dock on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at center. The Racine Woolen Mill is visible at right behind the...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of Union veterans standing near a war memorial in a square downtown.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a residential street.

Photograph

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."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Taylor Orphan Asylum, viewed from the front.

Photograph

Hocking Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hocking residence.

Postcard

Hotel Racine

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Racine.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Artist's rendering of the research and development tower and administration building of the S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Co.

Date: 1898 

Description: The E. T. Billings Residence, Lake Avenue. Mr. Billings was a prominent commercial photographer.

Photograph

Island Park

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Island Park, looking south from the east end of Kinzie Avenue bridge.

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