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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1965-06-13 

Description: The new passenger terminal at Austin Straubel Airport completed in 1965, with the old hangar in the background. The need for the larger facility reflected...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of ranch-style building with a porch, and people. Before restoration. "One of the original Ft. Howard Houses near Pearl St."

Date: 1821 

Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: "Spirit of the Northwest" monument by Sidney Bedore, on the grounds of the Brown County Court House. Represented, left to right, a member of the Fox Tribe,...

Date: 1935-01 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, additions to Green Bay, roads, railroads, East River, and Fox River. The bottom left of the map reads: "January...

Date: 1943 

Description: Boyle Hall at St. Norbert College.

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Dave Pureifory

Date: 1973-08 

Description: Green Bay Packers player Dave Pureifory (#75) carries his helmet as he walks among fans to the practice field. Larry McCarren (#54) can be seen ahead of hi...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A small cruise ship is anchored in front of Northern Transportation Company's office building along the Fox River.

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Hazelwood

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Interior of a bedroom in Hazelwood, the home of Morgan L. Martin. Morgan Lewis Martin served as county judge of Brown County from 1875 until his death in 1...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Replica of Eleazer William's original log cabin, with trees and a dirt road, five miles south of De Pere on the west bank of the Fox River.

Date: 1961-12-21 ca.

Description: A banner with the text "Titletown U.S.A. Home of the Green Bay Packers" and also an image of Lambeau field over the entrance to a building, very likely Kel...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church at Chestnut and Hubbard Streets.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of fields near neighborhoods.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Whitney House. A man stands in the yard behind the fence. There are large trees along the curb, and more trees and shrubs in...

Date: 1910 

Description: Elevated interior view of the Green Bay Public Library. The library was built in 1903 at a cost of $12,000 by H.A. Foeller, Architects. Notes on photograph...

Date: 1998 ca.

Description: Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre (#4) speaking to fullback Tamon Nakamura (#20) before a play at training camp.

Date: 1902 after

Description: A view of Main Hall at St. Norbert College. Turrets and stone decor accent the brick building and a cannon surrounded by shrubbery sits on the lawn.

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Emil Boulanger

Date: 1946-08-31 

Description: Fiddle player Emil Boulanger played for dances since he was a boy. He played entirely by ear, and on a violin which he made himself. He was born in Dyckesv...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Exterior view from field across pond towards Alfred Lawson's aircraft plant, with buildings and smokestacks. Men are working with a pile of lumber on the l...

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