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Sawyer House

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of Senator Philetus Sawyer's residence. Sawyer was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1881.

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St. Mary's Church

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of St. Mary's Church. St. Mary's Parish was created because of the great flow of immigrants to Oshkosh. The first parish in Oshkosh St. Pe...

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Whiting Paper Mills

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Whiting Paper Mills before it was ruined by fire.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Oshkosh Public Museum. Occupies the former home of Edgar Sawyer, lumberman and businessman. It was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924. This muse...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mills with switcher engines in front of buildings. The engines are (left to right) Chicago and Northwestern Railway No. 124, Wi...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Museum in the winter months. Formerly the home of Edgar Sawyer. The home was built in 1908 and became a museum in 1924.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View across unpaved road towards construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Oshkosh, head chief of the Menominee Indian Tribe, a heroic bronze statue by Gaetano Trentanove (Florentine). Unveiled June 21, 1911 in Menominee Park (for...

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

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Riverside Park

Date: 1952 

Description: Riverside Park, as seen from the south side of the Fox River. A section of the Main street bridge can be seen at the left.

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Dispersal of Fish

Date: 1935-02 

Description: People receiving fish at a relief station in the wintertime.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from street of a two-story wood frame house, with open front porch shaded by trees. There is a plank sidewalk in front and a curved plank walk leading...

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Babcock House

Date: 1907 after

Description: Exterior view of the Babcock home, a Queen Anne style structure at 537 E. Wisconsin Avenue. The family stands on the porch.

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Loggery Cottage

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The “loggery” cottage built for James Duane Doty.

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Industry

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the flour mill district. The Cedar Street Bridge is in the background, and the mills are, right to left going back, the Winnebago Flour...

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Freight Yard

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men posing in the Winneconne Freight Yard. Some of the men stand and sit on two hay wagons, and three men stand on the ground, in front of a box car. Some...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Oshkosh Public Museum, formerly the Sawer Foundation and the residence of Edgar Sawyer. The home was built in 1908 and became a museum in 192...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View along shoreline towards two young men and six young children posing on the rocky beach on Lake Winneconne. Four of the children sit in a kayak pulled...

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Public Square

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking west on to Public Square.

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NASA Parasev

Date:  date unknown

Description: Astronaut Neil Armstrong (right), the first man to walk on the surface of the Moon, with Tom Poberezny, the son of EAA founder Paul Poberezny and the presi...

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