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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

Date: 1899-01 

Description: Shows lot and block numbers, railroads, ward boundaries, and some landownership. Includes public building index.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view of the wood shop, warehouse, machine shop, dry kilns, and foundry of the Manitowoc Seating Company. Several people pass in front o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

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Rahr Civic Center

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Rahr Civic Center where the museum of the Manitowoc Historical Society is housed.

Date: 1888-04-20 

Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Date: 1945 

Description: Map features a legend with symbols of points of interest. The symbols are in red. The back of the map has text on "Points of Interest and Information".

Photograph

Manitowoc Tanneries

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Composite photograph showing the tanneries of L.M. Sherman and Henry Vits.

Date: 1897-05-05 

Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Central freight cars in a rural storage yard near Manitowoc.

Date: 1929 

Description: An advertising brochure for the Invincible Cabin Monoplane, an airplane briefly manufactured by the Invincible Metal Furniture Company of Manitowoc. Text o...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An aerial view of numerous Manitowoc factories/industries.

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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Piening Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home of Adolph Piening on Hancock Street (near Eight Street). The house was next door to the German Lutheran School and this site now is used by the sc...

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Description: Exterior view of two buildings which comprise Holy Family Hospital.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a large group of people skating on the frozen Manitowoc River between the 8th and 10th Street bridges. A dog trots across the ice near the...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Various views of places in Oslo.

Date: 1954 

Description: View from across street of church entrance along road.

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...

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