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Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an elevated view of the Nestle Chocolate Factory. Text on back reads, "This ultramodern plant was opened in 1966 to supply Nestle Chocola...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of an architectural model of the Johnson Wax Administration Building.

Date:  

Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody and David Franklin Powell ("White Beaver") posing in in front of a painted backdrop in a Racine, Wisconsin gallery. This image appeared...

Date: 1930-09-15 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., (with flower in his lapel), who was campaigning for re-election, took time out for a baseball game at Horlick Athletic Fiel...

Photograph

Corliss Depot

Date:  

Description: A train on the tracks at the Corliss Depot. There is a sign in front of it that reads "This Train For Chicago".

Photograph

Racine Court House

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view from the northwest of the Racine Court House.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of first through eighth grade students. Most of the students hold books. One holds a chalk board reading Garfield [School], Racine C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Scourged Christ, St. Francis Monastery and College. The statue is behind bars, in front of a stone wall. On the right is a staine...

Postcard

Hotel Racine

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Racine.

Date: 1984-08-08 

Description: The winner of the sauerkraut eating contest, Don Bauer, stands triumphantly before his clean plate. A U.S. flag and a sign for the 34th Kraut Festival ador...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Photograph

Happ Residence

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.

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Photograph

Harriet Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders vignetted studio portrait of Harriet Smith, wife of Eldai Smith, an early settler in Racine.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the two-story work space in the Johnson Wax Building during construction looking up to the ceiling. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wr...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: This map of Racine is oriented with north to the right and shows labeled streets, Lake Michigan, and points of interest. There are manuscript annotations i...

Photograph

Hunt House

Date: 1932 

Description: View of the Hunt house from the northwest.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boy standing below the Golden Rondelle with the Johnson Wax Research Tower in the background. Workers on scaffolding can be seen on the tower in the distan...

Photograph

Eielsen House

Date: 1937 ca.

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

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