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Postcard

Canal Lock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a steamboat passing through the canal lock along the Fox River.

Date: 1942 

Description: Mrs. Beatrice Houdini presenting the Houdini Award Album to Ben Bergor, a Madison magician. The award was made annually by the Houdini Club of Wisconsin to...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Visitors to the historic Charles A. Grignon House (built 1837-1839), probably during the 1940s. The visitors are seated on a corner of the front porch unde...

Photograph

Zeeland Mills

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of wooden, two-story houses on curved road. Two small trees are in front of the house on the left. There is a grassy area in the for...

Postcard

Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Fox river. Front of card reads "Fox River Water Power, Appleton, Wis."

Map or Atlas

City of Appleton

Date: 1952 

Description: Map shows roads, highways, railroads, parks, city buildings, schools, cemeteries, city limits, and the Fox River. The map is indexed by street name, street...

Photograph

Fox River Canal

Date: 1962-08-04 ca.

Description: A boat travels up the Fox River. In the background are a canal and locks and factory smokestacks.

Date: 1893 

Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...

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Description: Memohead of J. Ullman & Co. of Appleton, Wisconsin, dealers in horses, mules, and cattle, with center text, a rear view of work horses harnessed to a pulli...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Alexander Gymnasium at Lawrence College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: School group in classroom with teacher, possibly at Appleton, Wisconsin.

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy opens congratulatory telegrams after his primary election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., a victory which ended the La...

Photograph

Little Chute Dam

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A section of the Little Chute dam.

Postcard

Lawrence College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lawrence College.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with storefronts and power lines lining the street.

Date: 1927 

Description: Shows landowner's lots, roads, railroads, and Fox River. Also includes certificate of survey text. Includes significant manuscript annotations depicting th...

Photograph

Class of 1886

Date: 1886 

Description: Posed group portrait of men and women members of the “Class of '86” at Lawrence College. The 8 men have silk top hats and the 4 women have umbrellas, for a...

Date: 1945 

Description: Linen-type postcard depicting Outagamie County Court House. This view was issued by the Curt Teich company in 1945, the year in which Joseph R. McCarthy,...

Date: 1948 

Description: Kimberly-Clark paper mill on the Fox River, just east of Appleton.

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