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Corliss Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Corliss train depot with railroad tracks in the foreground. A small group of men pose in front of the building.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Ada Meinhardt residence. There is an elaborate stairway with several musical instruments displayed below.

Photograph

The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An industrial area in Corliss.

Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date: 1884 

Description: Proposed Soldier's Monument illustration (erected in 1884) printed on a certificate of membership to the Racine Soldiers Monument Association.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Racine Public Library.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Interior pencil and colored pencil drawing of the living room of the Harrass residence executed on yellow tracing paper designed and drawn by architect Joh...

Date: 1973-04 

Description: The city of Burlington is visited by Gaylord Nelson during an Earth Week celebration. The photograph shows a horse-drawn carriage riding down main street,...

Date: 1936 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright confers with another man on the site of one of his great designs, the Johnson Wax Building.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot in Racine. A train rests at the stop while commuters wait to board from the platform. There is a horse to...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Postcard

Racine City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Racine City Hall.

Photograph

Train Depot

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Description: Train depot with a boy standing between the building and the railroad tracks. There are two doors marked "Men" and "Women". Four men can be seen on the rig...

Photograph

Lincoln School

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior view of the Lincoln School as it approached its completion. Scaffolding is on the roof.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Racine County Court House.

Photograph

Rochester Church

Date: 1915 

Description: English Settlement Church.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: East Park Fountain.

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