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Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E Bodoh, the photographer's son-in-law removes a swarm of bees from a pine tree branch. He is placing the swarm in a bag. as the person collectin...

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Procession of Catholic clergy at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. In Wisconsin, and elsewhere in the nation, the Catholic Church was among McCart...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Appleton Public Library and City Hall.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Appleton High School.

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Oneida Reservation, landownershi...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men dressed in fire fighting gear driving a fire truck on State Highway 47 near Appleton. The Wisconsin Highway Commission which published this photo...

Date: 1903 

Description: This 1903 map of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership and acreages, rural ma...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view of the campus and Main Building on the Lawrence University campus.

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Lawe House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Lawe house built in the 1860's by George W. Lawe.

Date: 1957-05 

Description: The crowd gathered outside St. Mary's Catholic Church for the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy watches as the procession to the cemetery begins.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The interior of the Appleton Public Library. The text on the postcard reads "This interior is far prettier than it seems here. It is a beautiful little lib...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sign reading "Try Hassinger Honey to sweeten fresh fruit, breakfast foods, pan cakes, cold meats, cheese, ice cream, and cold and hot drinks." Ed Hassinger...

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Ashland Court House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the court house.

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Fox River Lock

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fox River lock in Little Chute.

Date: 1874 

Description: Birds-eye view of Appleton Wisconsin. In the foreground are people fishing, strolling, and looking over the canal towards the Fox River. Streets and buildi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: This 1907 map of Outagamie County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, wagon roads, churches, sc...

Date: 1942 

Description: WW II scrap metal drive. Scoutmaster Edward G. Shaw and his troop of boy scouts on bicycles and on a trailer loaded with scrap metal. The trailer is hitche...

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Methodist Church

Date: 1903 

Description: Methodist church in Kaukauna.

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