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Roberts' Resort

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Roberts' resort on Doty Island.

Date: 1888-08-24 

Description: The George A. Whiting Paper Mill after a fire on August 24, 1888. Sixteen men were killed by the explosion of a bleacher; the bleacher exploded as the nigh...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Rock piles at the quarry at Red Granite. Poles, wires and machinery are on the edge of the quarry in the middle distance. Two men are walking or standing o...

Photograph

Dispersal of Fish

Date: 1935-02 

Description: People receiving fish at a relief station in the wintertime.

Postcard

Doty Loggery

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery," built in 1844.

Photograph

Wooden School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Public school built in 1856 and destroyed by fire on December 15, 1925. The bell tower has a small balcony.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four generations of women pose in the corner of a room. They include (left to right): Grandmother Klause, mother Ida Klause Miller, Great-Grandmother Wolf,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Twins Marie Johanna and Friedrich Wilhelm Ginnow pose in front of a decorated altar on their confirmation day. This was the last confirmation class at the...

Photograph

State Normal School

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A view of the campus at the State Normal School. Established in 1871, headed by George S. Albee. In the early years of the school, tuition was free to all...

Date: 1899 

Description: Copy of an artist's rendition of an exterior view of the Elisha D. Smith Library. Pen and ink drawing is signed: "G.J. de Gelleke, 1899." Bottom of drawing...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the town square and Main Street. The three-story building visible in the center of the photograph was operated as the National Hotel. It w...

Photograph

Korn Brothers

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three men (Korn brothers), all wearing hats, and two of them in suits, hold a bamboo pole holding stringers of fish between them. They are standing on a do...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Winnebago County Asylum administrative and nursing staff posed around a bench near a tree. Included in the portrait are the S...

Photograph

Welsh Songfest

Date: 1946 

Description: John Williams leading a congregation at Peniel Church in song at Gymanfa Ganu, a Welsh songfest.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Baker Paper Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, paper manufacturers and distributors of Fun Ful playground and swimming pool equipment, with a...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of Oshkosh.

Photograph

Doty Loggery

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Detailed view of the board and batten construction of "the Loggery," the home of James Duane Doty.

Date: 1886-12 

Description: This map is ink and pen on tracing cloth and shows land ownership by name, canals, local streets, section lines, and original low water lines in blue. The...

Date: 1963-09-29 ca.

Description: View across water of a railroad bridge along the side of a strip of industrial buildings. Railroad cars are stopped in front of the buildings.

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.
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