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Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Construction crew raising a brick building. The structure is entirely surrounded by scaffolding. A large stone piece is being hoisted into place while a wo...

Photograph

Rahr Civic Center

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Rahr Civic Center, formally the Vilas-Rahr house.

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Vilas-Rahr House

Date: 1975 

Description: The Vilas-Rahr house, now the Rahr Civic Center.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Date: 1924 

Description: View from low section of quarry towards the processing plant up a steep rise. Tracks for hauling limestone are on the left near small sheds and a marshy ar...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The Manitowoc County Court House under construction.

Photograph

Historical Marker

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Historical marker dedicated in 1922 on the site of a trading post. It was established in 1792 by Jacques Vieau as an agent of the Northwest Fur Company. T...

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of schoolchildren posed sitting and standing on a fallen tree trunk. They are dressed in their finest clothes for a school photograph. One of the boy...

Date: 1939 

Description: Schwartz house exterior with trees in the front.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The storefront of Nicholas Kettenhoffen's "Graves Stones & Markers." Three men stand in front of the store with three large grave markers.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior view of construction on the building. There are gentleman standing on the iron framework of the dome. The dome originally was encased in glass, an...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An aerial view of town, showing a major industrial area.

Photograph

Barn Raising Bee

Date: 1906-11-02 

Description: Group of people assembled in front of and on the frame of a barn being raised at M.T. Cooney's.

Date: 1979 

Description: From left: Maurice Messerman, Randy Messerman, Howard Messerman, and Rabbi Mayer Relles at Randy's Bar Mitzvah at Anshe Poale Zedek Synagogue.

Date: 1895-12-23 

Description: Horse-drawn implement makes a cut at a crossing where the tunnel will be made for the Wisconsin Central Railway.

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Rolling Aluminum

Date: 1923 

Description: Men rolling aluminum by hand at the Mirro Aluminum Company.

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Highway Detour Sign

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Detour sign posted by the Wisconsin Highway Commission, the predecessor of the Department of Transportation, in Manitowoc showing a confusing detour route...

Photograph

St. Nazianz Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Church, probably named St. Nazianz, at least unofficially; no source is quite clear on this. In 1845, Father Ambrose Oschwald, hoping to free his co-religi...

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Thompson Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and a horse and carriage outside of Thompson Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of E.C. Berner's Ice Cream Parlor, where the first ice cream sundae is said to have been made in 1881.

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