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A Collection of Photographs
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Kenosha County's second Court House located at the southeast corner of Market and Sheridan Road. It was built in 1885 and razed in 1925.
Description: Don Ameche poses with his junior basketball team at Franklin School. He was ten-years-old and captain of the team.
Description: Informal portrait of workers sitting outside the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory. Exterior of factory in background, with a row of trucks in front...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: The Lake Michigan shoreline from Eichelman Park
Description: A side view of vehicle manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, used to carry employees to and from work in mines. This vehicle was apparently...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: The buildings of Allen & Sons Tannery
Description: The home of E.G. Simmons.
Description: Exterior of Winther Motor and Truck Company factory with a row of trucks in front, and workers posing in front of the trucks.
Date: date unknown
Description: Label for Friarswood Dark Lager brewed by Brewmasters' Pub, Ltd. The label features a drawing of the renovated masonry barn that houses the brew pub.
Description: Library Park in Kenosha.
Description: Boys outside tent that has sign, "Boys of the Hawthorne" above its door. This picture is identified as the Chicago Traveling Club's trip #8.
Description: Velodrome at Washington Park with a "USA Work Program WPA" sign in the infield. Sprinklers are watering the grass.
Description: View looking down of a man standing among rubble and other debris at the bottom of a "300 ft. by 150 ft." hole in the ground from a powder explosion.
Description: Mr. Charles Abbott and another male worker in the Timekeeper's office.
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...
Description: Workers in the Assembly Room of Winther Motor and Truck Company.
Description: This map shows a list of polling places by ward and precinct in the left margin, a list of assembly districts, and additional handwritten notes. Lake Michi...
Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...
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