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Postcard

The Mill Dam

Date: 1908-09-02 

Description: Black and white postcard of the Mill Dam. The water is running over the dam from the left and becoming rapids on the right. There is a wooded shoreline on...

Date: 1874 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Philo R. Hoy (1816-1892), Wisconsin ornithologist and entomologist. Settled in Racine with his family in 1846. Served as pr...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright, monitoring the construction and testing of load-bearing pylons for the Johnson Wax Building.

Photograph

Elliott Home

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine Street at Jacob Black's dry goods store, with a display of hand fans in front window; Schwaller's Real Estate company is above Bla...

Photograph

Lincoln Statue

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A statue of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Portions of the rear elevation of the Herbert F. Johnson Residence, "Wingspread," during construction. Portions of the trellis structure and a small corner...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax Administration and Research Center.

Date: 2008 

Description: Fred Schmidt installed a gas pump outside his family's blacksmith business in 1911. At 28407 North Lake Drive, the station's location was prime for automob...

Photograph

Burlington House

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front view of the Burlington house in spring. House built on later site of the Jones house.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The H.S. Durand residence, now the Masonic Temple.

Photograph

Railroad Yard

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of train cars in a railway yard.

Photograph

Machine Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and boys pose outside a machine factory in Corliss. Almost all of them are similarly dressed in dark hats, jackets, and pants.

Photograph

One Room School

Date: 1914 

Description: Unidentified one-room school in Racine County. Transportation to better consolidated schools was one significant improvement that motorized vehicles broug...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: These topographical maps illustrate sections 16 and 17 in the Town of Rochester, Racine County, Wisconsin, as of the summer of 1974.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the H. Stone residence with the front yard piled high with snow.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Ada Meinhardt residence. There is an elaborate stairway with several musical instruments displayed below.

Photograph

Eielsen House

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of the restored Eielsen house, home of the Reverend Elling Eilsen.

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

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