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Date: 1962 ca.

Description: View across road towards loading dock of the Kingsbury Brewing Company. Printed on the side of the building are two advertisements for Kingsbury Beer.

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...

Date: 1897-05-05 

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

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows city streets, zoning of city areas, residences, local businesses, and commercial areas marked in red, yellow, and light brown. The bottom ri...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Manitowoc.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Kingsbury Pale Beer, Finest Quality, Brewery, Aged, Bottling, Kingsbury Breweries Co...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from street of three men standing with bicycles in front of Frank Sladek's bicycle shop. A sign at left indicates that Sladek's shop custom built and...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Frank Pelishek standing in front of his grocery store. Items on display in front of the store include brooms, candy, bananas, seed packets, and flower pots...

Book or Pamphlet

Malt Kiln Fire Boxes

Date: 1934 

Description: Malt kiln fire boxes, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934. These fireboxes heated Rahr's double-decked malt kiln, in which the hot exhaust air...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Manitowoc on the shores of Lake Michigan. A map of the northeastern part of the United States at the top indicates Manitowoc's location...

Photograph

Lumber Mill

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Description: Cutover land near a lumber mill. Logs and boards are stacked near the building in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc Public Library.

Photograph

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...

The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

Read about the history of Manitowoc and Two Rivers, two Wisconsin communities, and view photos documenting more than 150 years of life in the two cities.

Date: 1934 

Description: This illustration shows how many pounds per barrel of different Rahr Special Malts are needed to brew Munich, Bock and Kulmbacher style beers.

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Description: Exterior view of the Manitowoc County Courthouse featuring a glass dome.

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".

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Interior view of Schuette Brothers grocery department. Among the items for sale are grapefruit, apples, bananas, dates, and figs. There is a Jell-O adverti...

Date: 1927 

Description: View from a hill looking down on the plant which has several attached buildings, and a large chimney. To the right are railroad cars along the shoreline o...

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