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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...


Little Chute Tavern

Date: 1898-06 

Description: What is believed to be the oldest tavern in Little Chute, built in 1850's. It was later known as Mrs. Benoit's home.


Fraternity House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fraternity house at Lawrence College.

Date: 1934-02-24 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration by the South Kaukauna Dairy Company. Cheese Food product which is a mixture of aged ch...

Date: 1891 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Kaukauna Water Power Co., Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., A.W. Patten, N.M. Edwards, and M.J. Meade. P...


Description: Interior view of the Appleton Free Public Library. In the large room are reading tables, fireplace, radiators, carved wood railings, and wicker furniture....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bottling plant employees of the George Walter Brewery. The Walter Brewery closed in 1972.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...


Fox River Canal

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the side of a barge owned by the Pluswood company on the Fox River Canal. The boat is seen through the trees on the lawn of the Charles A. Grignon...


Description: Billhead of Star Brewery of Appleton, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the brewery and surrounding streets and buildings. On the right sid...


WPA at Work

Date: 1937 

Description: National Youth Administration workers cutting stone in the quarry near the Grignon House. A sign behind the group of boys says: USA Work Program."

Map or Atlas

Zoning Map of Appleton

Date: 1921 

Description: Map reads: "1918. Revised 1921." Key to the map in upper right hand corner reads: "Residential Districts," "Local Businesses," "Commercial and Light Manufa...

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy opens congratulatory telegrams after his primary election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., a victory which ended the La...


Lovers' Lane

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View looking down tree-lined Lovers' Lane.


Description: Letterhead of the Atlas Paper Company of Appleton, Wisconsin, a paper company established in 1878. On the left is a scroll embellished with a spray of flow...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Eagle steel frame silo filler featuring a color illustration of two farmers using the filler.

Date: 1905-08-03 

Description: Photographic postcard of a scene of the Fox River near Lawrence University. The Main Building at Lawrence University can be seen in the background on the r...


E.V.L. Parish

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a town block with a church and two houses along a tree-lined street. Two young children are standing on the sidewalk.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lawrence Campus

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Map includes an index for building locations on the Lawrence University campus in the upper right hand corner. Map shows roads, rivers, campus buildings by...

Date: 1946-11-06 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...

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