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Postcard

Racine City Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Racine City Hall.

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: View of the Johnson Wax Research and Development Tower under construction.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Mary Goetsch Krueger at age 15 with her brother Herman.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caption on rear: "Modern production line methods such as this are praised by packaging experts for their efficiency and cleanliness."

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hand-colored view of the exterior of a high school. A horse is grazing in the yard on the right.

Date: 1915 

Description: Interior view of Racine Public Library Branch. In the room are two wooden benches on either side of a fireplace. A reading table is in the foreground, and...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of the construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Photograph

View from City Hall

Date: 1888 

Description: View looking northwest from Racine City Hall.

Date: 1935 

Description: View of the south and west elevations of Immaculate Conception Church.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Freeman Manufacturing Company, with a panel with an elevated view of the company complex, including the warehouse; foundry; and boiler, i...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Postcard

Monument Square

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Racine Monument Square with the Soldiers Monument.

Photograph

Racine Courthouse

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Racine County Courthouse.

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

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.

Photograph

Bookkeeping Class

Date: 1913 

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

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.

Photograph

College Chapel

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

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