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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the railroad crossing where rubber paving was used for the first time in the United States.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 100 South Jefferson Street, started out as a Phillips 66 service station, built in 1935. It is currently Uncle Harry's Frozen Custard.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an elevated view of the Nestle Chocolate Factory. Text on back reads, "This ultramodern plant was opened in 1966 to supply Nestle Chocola...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three Men Playing Musical Instruments, Edward Schwaller at left; Frank H. Schwaller in middle; man at right unidentified. Probably inside Schwaller Music...

Date: 1929-06-12 

Description: This manuscript blueprint shows buildings with the names of their owners, tabernacle, location "where Strang found plates" and "house where Strang died," a...

Photograph

Harriet Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders vignetted studio portrait of Harriet Smith, wife of Eldai Smith, an early settler in Racine.

Photograph

Police Station

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the police station.

Date: 1960 

Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers Union, Local 180 posed outside the tractor works in Racine with a banner indicating their demands.

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking northwest from Racine City Hall.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Postcard

The Mill Dam

Date: 1908-09-02 

Description: Black and white postcard of the Mill Dam. The water is running over the dam from the left and becoming rapids on the right. There is a wooded shoreline on...

Photograph

Bookkeeping Class

Date: 1913 

Description: A University Extension Division class in bookkeeping, held in the public library and taught by an instructor from Milwaukee.

Date: 1939-04-24 ca.

Description: Princess Ingrid of Denmark with Wisconsin Governor Julius Heil. The princess is wearing a floral patterned short sleeved dress, a pearl necklace, earrings,...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Frederick Graham residence.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Taylor Orphan Asylum, view from the rear.

Photograph

Drummers at Pow Wow

Date: 1967-08-07 

Description: Harry Funmaker (left) of Wisconsin Dells, and Ray Tahawah of Lawton, Oklahoma, drumming. A crowd of young people is in the background.

Photograph

Erskine Residence

Date:  

Description: The Erskine residence, the home of M. B. Erskine.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: An unknown boy and woman, possibly Arthur Pugh and his mother Jeanette, posing sitting for a full-length studio portrait. Between them a dog is sitting on...

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