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Date: 1921 

Description: A truck with a posthole digger mounted on back on the side of the road, manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Date: 1921-10-05 

Description: Workers in the Sales Department of Winther Motor Company. Included are Mr. H.P. Lundskow, Mr. Harry Schneider and two female workers.

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Description: Plant of the United Refrigerator and Ice Machine Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The first Kenosha High School.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Photograph

Wiesman Inn

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the former Wiesman Inn, now a farmhouse.

Date: 1921 

Description: A man uses a post hole digger manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Photograph

Wiesman Inn

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the former Wiesman Inn, now a farmhouse.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

Date: 1921 

Description: Interior of the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory showing finished truck frames.

Photograph

Roosevelt School

Date: 1934 

Description: The play area for Roosevelt School.

Postcard

Library Park

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Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Simmons Public Library and the Lincoln monument.

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Description: The buildings of Allen & Sons Tannery with boats carrying supplies in the foreground.

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Date: 1921 

Description: A construction site with a truck manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company. A forty foot boom is mounted on the truck. Workers are positioning a stee...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Brass Ball Tavern.

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