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Post Office

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Post Office. The first post office in Oshkosh was established in the 1840s, and the postmaster was Joseph Jackson.

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.

Date: 1902 

Description: Hand-colored view of a horse and carriage decorated for a parade. Jessie Jack Hooper, wearing a floral hat, holds a decorated parasol in the front seat. A...

Date: 1870 

Description: This bird's-eye-view map shows roads, a river with boats, and homes. The bottom margin of the map includes an index.

Date: 1923-02-06 

Description: Winter scene with a group of men holding shovels pausing and looking toward the camera. Behind them is a railroad train in deep snow.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the south side of Main Street.

Date: 1880 

Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.

Postcard

Old Ladies Home

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Old Ladies Home.

Date: 2003-10-31 

Description: "Keeping our Friday fish fry tradition alive, Heather delivers a Friday meal featuring fish at Mercy Medical Center."

Date: 1923 

Description: The entrance to the Larson Brothers' flying field at Larsen in Winnebago County, about one year after the brothers laid out the runway. The field remained...

Postcard

Riverside Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Large boat and sailboats docked on water. Trolley car and houses on land.

Photograph

Construction Crew

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A work crew, and a young boy, posing outdoors at the construction site of the Winnebago County School of Agriculture and Domestic Economy.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Portrait of E.E. Manuel, Superintendent of the Winnebago County Asylum. Manuel is seated at a desk with his head in profile while looking out the window. H...

Photograph

Soper House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Residence of B.H. Soper, a furniture manufacturer and dealer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home of R.M. Scott.

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers on the sidewalk in front of a Kroger supermarket in Oshkosh demonstrating for and against the grape boycott. Signs read, "Eat Grapes Best Medicin...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Line drawing of first paper mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, built in 1865-66 and called the Neenah Paper Mill; it was run by a stock company composed of Nathan...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Andrew Wilson of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, wholesale manufacturer of the "Climax" Spring Wagon and the Wilson Buckboard, with a three-quarter view...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the industrial section along the Fox River in Menasha. During this period the millers in Menasha were beginning to invest in the paper...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An elevated view of the town and river.

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