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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons.

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Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

Date: 1921 

Description: Interior of the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory showing finished truck frames.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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Description: A group photograph of members of the 1st Illinios Light Artillery Battery Company B from Kenosha, Wisconsin. From left to right: Douglas Newell, C.D. Dana...

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George Romney

Date: 1954-11-11 

Description: George Romney speaks at the Kenosha Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner. Robert L. Grover is partially visible, seated next to where Romney stands.

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Sheridan Road

Date: 1937-11-17 

Description: Looking northeast on Sheridan Road (State Highway 42) at Sheridan Road Grade Crossing.

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O.S. Head House

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Map shows sections, trails, roads, and locations of ancient burial grounds, hills, groves, and settlers. Printed in brown ink.

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I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A map which includes the ink and pencil annotations showing the sections, sold parcels of land, and streams and lakes on a printed township base map for T...

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Lake Shore Road

Date: 1913 

Description: Lake Shore Road in Somers.

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Washington Bowl

Date: 1936-06-23 

Description: Velodrome at Washington Park with a "USA Work Program WPA" sign in the infield. Sprinklers are watering the grass.

Date: 1955 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes list of polling places by ward and precinct, and list of State Assembly districts.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes a list of polling places by ward and precinct. The map reads: "Keep this Map...It Gives the Location of You...

Date: 1921 

Description: Factory workers construct frames in the Frame Assembly Department of the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Simmons Public Library and the Lincoln monument.

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Early Fire Truck

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Automobile Combination Chemical Engine and Hose Wagon. When the manufacturer, the Peter Pirsch Company of Kenosha, donated this image to the Historical So...

Date: 1921 

Description: Side view of an early rotary snowplow truck manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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