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Date: 1974 ca.

Description: These topographical maps illustrate sections 16 and 17 in the Town of Rochester, Racine County, Wisconsin, as of the summer of 1974.

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WPA Art Project

Date: 1935 after

Description: Santos Zingale (1908-1999), then an unemployed artist, working on the cartoon phase of a WPA mural he was painting in Racine. The preliminary sketch from w...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Rear elevation of the Johnson Wax Administration Building during construction. Construction sheds and a crane are visible on the building site. The buildin...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map shows the Post Office's rural routes in Racine County, Wisconsin, and portions of eastern Walworth and northern Kenosha counties. The locatio...

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Heg Residence

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The home of Col. E.H. Heg. This building now stands on the site of the loghouse where the first of Nordlyset was printed.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine street at the storefronts of J. Wien's clothing, dry goods, and grocery store, Black's Dry Goods store, Schwaller's Real Estate Of...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stephen Bull residence before enlargement. Edna Billings appears at the right.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

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Milk Strike

Date: 1934-01-10 

Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Perspective drawing of a courtyard at Southern Colony for the Developmentally Disabled. An index to other drawings in the collection appears at left.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Text reads: "Stand Pipe, Burlington, Wis."

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Gothic Church

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small gothic church in Corliss.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the buildings located on what is thought to be the east side of Main Street, including a physician and surgeon's office and a bank.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Small Boy on Bushel Basket ¿ Alois Schwaller, youngest son of Frank A. and Susan Schmitt Schwaller, standing outside Schwaller home on upturned metal "bush...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men repairing railroad track near Racine.

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Machine Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and boys pose outside a machine factory in Corliss. Almost all of them are similarly dressed in dark hats, jackets, and pants.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Four individuals sit in an automobile parked in a wooded area.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of Union veterans standing near a war memorial in a square downtown.

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Bookkeeping Class

Date: 1913 

Description: A University Extension Division class in bookkeeping, held in the public library and taught by an instructor from Milwaukee.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertisement of the Hurlbut Manufacturing Company of Racine, the home of several wagon manufacturing firms during the 19th Century. Hurlbut began manufac...

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