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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Pennoyer Sanitarium, later called the Pennoyer Home. The structure was built in 1890 on the north end of Milwaukee Avenue. It was later used as St. Cat...

Photograph

Longwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Longwell house, residence of Hugh Longwell. It was used for the first school in Somers Township.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1974-08 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks towards a Milwaukee Road train, with the engineer about to board. Other men are standing in the background.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Chicago and Northwestern Railway depot.

Photograph

Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.

Date: 1958 

Description: Edward and Manny Chulew at the Chulew Furniture store.

Date: 1909-05-26 

Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.

Date: 1915 

Description: Front cover featuring ten inset color illustrations of refrigerating machinery, refrigerators and store fixtures in use in the home and in shops.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Brass Ball Tavern.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A printed color postcard of the Chicago & Milwaukee Electric Station.

Date: 1979 

Description: Interstate highways I-94 and I-43 running concurrently in Kenosha County.

Date: 1918-03-09 

Description: Advertisement for a truck made by the Winther Motor Truck Company. Headline says, "Built for the Service - Trucks Now Must Yield".

Postcard

Library Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

Photograph

Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view across Kenosha harbor at the large Simmons Company factory building.

Date: 1921 

Description: Informal portrait of workers sitting outside the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory. Exterior of factory in background, with a row of trucks in front...

Date: 1921 

Description: Factory workers in the pleasure car assembly room of the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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