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Photograph

Alex Burch

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Description: Oval-shaped head and shoulders portrait of Alex Burch.

Photograph

Margaret E. Cooper

Date:  

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Margaret Cooper, who was one of the first children born in Racine.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Back cover of a booklet produced by the Massey-Harris Company to advertise Wallis Certified Tractors. The page features photographs of tractors in use on f...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The John W. Coleman residence at 617 Lake Avenue formerly known as Chatham Street. It was built in 1850 and was one of the early brick houses in Racine.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north from Fifth Street.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1888 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of the Racine Kiltie Drum & Bugle Corps. They are all posed with their instruments and wearing their uniforms. The uniforms have a Scottis...

Date: 1932 

Description: View of Lake Michigan from Memorial Hall.

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.

Photograph

Island Park

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: This map on 5 sheets features a title page sheet with business directory and shows section numbers, roads, railroads, saw mills, churches, blacksmith shops...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main pier and harbor lighthouse from the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of birch trees in a m...

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...

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: 1918-07-26 

Description: Panoramic view of enlisted men from district no. 2, readying to depart for Camp Taylor. Most are wearing suits and ties, and holding hats. The Dun Clothin...

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