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Photograph

John Davis House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Side view of the John Davis residence, the first frame house in Burlington, with plank sidewalk.

Date: 1908 

Description: A map of the town of Raymond.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main pier and harbor lighthouse from the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Photograph

Third Ward School

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Third ward school, with students in front.

Photograph

Graham Residence

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the music room in the residence of Frederick Graham.

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...

Photograph

Wingspread

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the fencing used for landscaping at Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread".

Photograph

"Hill of Promise"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Hill where the "Voree plates" were found.

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Fratt House

Date: 1935 

Description: Exterior view of the east elevation of the Fratt house.

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: 1882 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising a public auction at the estate of Olaus Haagenson.

Date: 1952 

Description: Interior perspective and exterior perspective of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the projec...

Photograph

L. Janes School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The L. Janes School.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of multiple structures on the R. Moseley Walker homestead.

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Train Wreck

Date: 1927-07 

Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.

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Lincoln School

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior view of the Lincoln School as it approached its completion. Scaffolding is on the roof.

Drawing

Mormon House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Mormon house.

Date: 1910-08-27 

Description: A group portrait of members and families of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, Local 118. The g...

Date: 1905-05-25 

Description: Black and white postcard of a view of the Fox River as it flows through Burlington. The shoreline is wooded. Red text below reads, "View of Fox River, Burl...

Photograph

Elliott Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elliott home, residence of Hames T. Elliot, at 7th Avenue.

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