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Date: 1864 

Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.

Date: 1960 

Description: View of a bridge reaching across the Fox River.

Postcard

The Lower Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the lower dam and shoreline along the Fox River.

Date:  

Description: Original brass chandelier with art glass shades hangs in "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first d...

Postcard

Lower Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the lower dam. Postcard reads "Appleton, Wis. Lower Dam".

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Three-dimensional drawing of Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. viewed from above. A small circle is made on the image in pen on the front of the building.

Date: 1873 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, state and county lands, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, and railroads. There is an ins...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of factory built upon a shoreline.

Photograph

Judge McCarthy

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Judge Joseph R. McCarthy seated at the bench at the Outagamie Courthouse. This photograph was featured in McCarthy's U.S. Senate campaign literature in 194...

Date: 1942 

Description: WW II scrap metal drive. Scoutmaster Edward G. Shaw and his troop of boy scouts on bicycles and on a trailer loaded with scrap metal. The trailer is hitche...

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Cutaway view of the building that housed the first electrical station created to distribute incandescent light electricity.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

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Photograph

Van Niel Shrine

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.

Photograph

Grignon Mansion

Date: 1947 

Description: View from hill looking down across fields at the property of Charles Grignon. Grignon Mansion in the background among trees, and beyond is the Fox River. O...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Photograph

Successful Fox Hunt

Date:  date unknown

Description: A hunter poses with his gun and a dead fox after a successful winter hunt. Three other foxes hang from the eaves of a house. Snow covers the ground behind...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.

Photograph

Ashland Court House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the court house.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows local streets, wards, public buildings, parks, and part of the Fox River. The land is shown in white and the water is shown in blue. The map...

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