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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax Administration and Research Center.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View of the Wind Point lighthouse.

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The Corliss Club

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Description: Exterior view of The Corliss Club.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the great workroom of the administration building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Saint Charles Church. Text reads: "5953 St. Charles Church and School, Burlington, Wis."

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Racine Court House

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the northwest of the Racine Court House.

Date: 1933-03-30 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Corporation depot with receiving trucks.

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Corliss Train Depot

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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: 2008 

Description: Filling station built in 1927, at 148 West Chestnut Street, by Jack Hansen.

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Klinkert Hotel

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The first Klinkert Hotel. It burned down around 1905, and was replaced by the brick structure with the same name. Signs advertising Harper Rye are on eithe...

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Description: View of Saint Bonaventure High School, built in 1877. Trees and potted flowers stand on the lawn in front of the building.

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Description: Letterhead of the Freeman Manufacturing Company, with a panel with an elevated view of the company complex, including the warehouse; foundry; and boiler, i...

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Description: Hand-colored postcard view of the Reef Lighthouse in Lake Michigan off the shore of Racine. A person is standing to the left of the lighthouse.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Perspective drawing of a courtyard at Southern Colony for the Developmentally Disabled. An index to other drawings in the collection appears at left.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

Date: 1915-07-18 

Description: Black and white postcard of Moore's Lakeside Resort on Brown's Lake. Staff and/or visitors are posed on the front porch and on the lawn. The wrap-around ba...

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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...

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