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Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The buildings of Allen & Sons Tannery

Photograph

YMCA Building

Date: 1934 

Description: The second YMCA building in Kenosha being used as a commercial structure at the time of the photograph.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Kenosha City Hall and Public Square.

Photograph

Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along tracks towards the depot with a tall train order signal near the doorway. A chalkboard schedule is posted near a window. Luggage and a pile of s...

Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...

Date: 1921 

Description: A stockroom at the Winther Motor Company factory.

Date: 1921 

Description: Exterior of Winther Motor and Truck Company factory with a row of trucks in front, and workers posing in front of the trucks.

Photograph

Pennoyer Sanitarium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

Date: 1921 

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...

Photograph

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: 1989-04-29 

Description: One of a group of photographs taken to document the appearance of the Chrysler Company plant in Kenosha in 1989. The factory, which was then the oldest au...

Photograph

Maxwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Maxwell home located at the corner of Green Bay Road and 60th Street.

Date: 1921 

Description: A construction site with a truck manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company. A forty foot boom is mounted on the truck. Workers are positioning a stee...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Photograph

Wiesman Inn

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the former Wiesman Inn, now a farmhouse.

Date: 1946 

Description: A man sits behind the steering wheel of an International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church.

Date:  

Description: Plant of the United Refrigerator and Ice Machine company.

Date: 1921 

Description: Men working in the Spring Department at Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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