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Postcard

Fox River Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a view of the Fox River Bridge. Two cars drive across the bridge towards the Fox River Paper Corp.

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Description: View across railroad tracks of billowing smokestacks at the Thilmany Paper Company plant. Stacks of logs are piled next to railroad tracks and cars.

Photograph

Fox River Lock

Date: 1962-08-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Guard Lock on the Fox River Canal, looking east from the Highway 55 bridge.

Postcard

Fox River View

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Caption on postcard: John St. Bridge, Appleton, Wis. "Largest stone arch bridge in Wisconsin."

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:  

Description: Ruins of the Ducharme/Grignon House in Kaukauna built during the French fur trade period of Wisconsin history. The left portion of the building was built...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Dam on the Fox River.

Date: 1884 

Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Valley Fair Mall, with a residential area beyond it on both sides of a river, all surrounded by trees and farmland.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Summertime picture of the country club building.

Date: 1919 

Description: Interior of the Reliance Motor Truck Company in Appleton, in which the absence of assembly line construction is notable.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the exterior and grounds around Memorial Chapel on the Lawrence University campus.

Date: 1911-09-14 after

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...

Photograph

Checking on Beehive

Date: 1955 

Description: Robert E. Bodoh checks on the condition of a hive by opening it using smoke to calm the bees. Bodoh wears a protective hat with mesh veil. Several other hi...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Eagle farm tractors. Features an illustration of an eagle and a photo of a man using a tractor in a field.

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...

Date: 1935 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...

Date: 1896 

Description: Organizational poster for a young men's Republican Club in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, to support the 1896 Presidential campaign of William McKinley. The Presiden...

Photograph

Art Fair

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Prospective buyers examine artwork at an art fair at City Park.

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