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Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Factory Building

Date: 1963-09-29 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a stained Menasha Wooden War Company plant building. Steam is coming out of a pipe on the side of the building.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Congregational Church on the corner of Broad and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Menasha Wooden Ware factory.

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Map or Atlas

Menasha, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Menasha.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The National Hotel on town square off of Main Street.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Nicolet Monument

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The Nicolet Monument

Date: 1835-07-21 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The view from the south end of the dam looking north.

Photograph

Reed Residence

Date: 1867 

Description: The home of Curtis Reed.

Date:  

Description: Left side view of Chicago,Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 901, class J2, built by Borrks Locomotive Works in 1887. Engineer Jake Rhyner...

Date: 1963-29 

Description: A diagonal view down the canal of the Menasha Woodenware Company. Along the opposite side of the canal are boxcars on an elevated railroad track over the w...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Fox River in Menasha showing the mill area.

Date: 1963-06-16 

Description: View down street towards the Menasha railroad crossing and a Roman Catholic Church.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. The library opened in 1898 funded with a gift of $20,000 from E.D. Smith. Throughout the room in the foregrou...

Date: 1899 

Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of an exterior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. Pen and ink drawing is signed: "G.J. de Gelleke, 1899." Bottom of drawing...

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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