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Train Wreck

Date: 1914 

Description: Elevated view of the wreck of a Chicago and Northwestern Railroad train at Corliss. A large crowd of men are watching as a Bucyrus crane is lifting a car b...

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

Photograph

Monument Square

Date: 1927 

Description: View of Monument Square with multiple vehicles parked along the street to the left.

Photograph

Tinslar House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Tinslar Residence, home of Miss Flora Tinslar, 909 Wisconsin Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an elevated view of the Nestle Chocolate Factory. Text on back reads, "This ultramodern plant was opened in 1966 to supply Nestle Chocola...

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Description: Stereoview of lumber hooker ships in the Racine harbor on the Root River. The 4th St. bridge spans the river at left and the Racine Agricultural Works buil...

Date: 1908 

Description: A map of the town of Raymond.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "Racine County War Veterans Living and Dead." Composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits, consisting of about 100 Union soldiers, all identified....

Postcard

Old Ladies' Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of an "old ladies' home."

Photograph

Orin J. Whitman

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Description: Carte-de-visite of a waist-up studio portrait of Orin J. Whitman, 9th Wisconsin Artillery.

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Man at Chautauqua

Date: 1906 

Description: A man in bow tie and suspenders sits in front of a small tent. Next to him is a rocking chair with a sign on it that says "Don't you see I'm Lonely." Writt...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young girls at work in the Rochester Short Course sewing laboratory, with Nellie Kedzie Jones supervising their work. Many girls are doing handwork and so...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Map of Richard I. Bong Air Force Base Military Reservation includes vicinity map, state index, segment index, and tract register of acquisition after 1 Jul...

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...

Photograph

Bicycle Racers

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men (Charles Crane, unidentified man, and Stuart Harbridge) in racing gear on a triplet tandem bike in front of racer Al Bauman on the Racine Athleti...

Date: 1898 

Description: The E. T. Billings Residence, Lake Avenue. Mr. Billings was a prominent commercial photographer.

Photograph

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Corliss train depot with railroad tracks in the foreground. A small group of men pose in front of the building.

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