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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Notice!!

Date: 1859-11-08 

Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...

Date: 1921 

Description: A side view of vehicle manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, used to carry employees to and from work in mines. This vehicle was apparently...

Date: 1897-09-17 

Description: Portion of a letter regarding the incorporation of the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1989-04-29 

Description: One of a group of photographs taken to document the appearance of the Chrysler Company plant in Kenosha in 1989. The factory, which was then the oldest au...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

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Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

Date: 1942-04-09 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Paris Gardens, 6 miles west of Kenosha, on Highway 43. Three man area sitting at the bar.

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Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view across Kenosha harbor at the large Simmons Company factory building.

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Hole in Ground

Date: 1911-03-09 

Description: View looking down of a man standing among rubble and other debris at the bottom of a "300 ft. by 150 ft." hole in the ground from a powder explosion.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Leet Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Leet house, site of the first town meeting of the Township of Somers.

Date: 1921 

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

Date: 1909-05-26 

Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.

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

Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Brewmasters Amber beer label with a drawing of a mug of beer.

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