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DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows local streets, wards, public buildings, parks, and part of the Fox River. The land is shown in white and the water is shown in blue. The map...


Rhoade's House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Rhoade's House in Medina.

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...

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...


College Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of College Avenue, looking west.

Date: 1915-05-04 

Description: Elevated view of a double water spirit effigy mound 4 miles south of Stockbridge near Appleton. The spirit has no head but the necks unite.


Grignon Home

Date: 1890 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...


John Street Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: John Street Bridge over Fox River.


Main Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with storefronts and power lines lining the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bottling plant employees of the George Walter Brewery. The Walter Brewery closed in 1972.


Lawe Street Hill


Description: Scenic view of two women viewing the way to the river. Text reads: "Lawe Street Hill to Fox River, Appleton, Wis."

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Lawrence College, Main Hall.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Armory Company G, 2nd Infantry.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1927 

Description: Shows landowner's lots, roads, railroads, and Fox River. Also includes certificate of survey text. Includes significant manuscript annotations depicting th...


Description: Memohead of J. Ullman & Co. of Appleton, Wisconsin, dealers in horses, mules, and cattle, with center text, a rear view of work horses harnessed to a pulli...

Date: 1962-08-05 ca.

Description: Mr. Ortel, a United States Government lock-keeper at Appleton lock number one on the Fox River canal. Mr. Ortel is opening the sluice gates to allow water...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the Appleton Woolen Mills from the south, circa 1895. The three-story building in the right front was constructed in 1893. The long, two-story bui...


Boot Repair

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A shoemaker repairs the sole of a boot using a sewing machine.

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