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Date: 1861 

Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Date: 1921 

Description: Men working in the Spring Department at Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton transfer crane with two 3-ton monorail hoists. The hoist on the left has an electromagnetic unit, and the one on the right ha...

Date: 1909-05-26 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Kenosha County's second Court House located at the southeast corner of Market and Sheridan Road. It was built in 1885 and razed in 1925.

Date: 1921 

Description: Crated motors for trucks manufactured in the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory.

Photograph

L.S. Fowler House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The residence of L.S. Fowler. A man petting a dog and a woman stand in front of the home.

Date: 1989-04-29 

Description: One of a group of photographs taken to document the appearance of the Chrysler Company plant in Kenosha in 1989. The factory, which was then the oldest au...

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Description: Letterhead of the Kenosha Crib Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, "Manufacturers of the Latest in Children's Cribs". Features an outdoor scene of a child stand...

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Description: Exterior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. The building i...

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. On the right i...

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Washington Bowl

Date: 1936-06-23 

Description: Velodrome at Washington Park with a "USA Work Program WPA" sign in the infield. Sprinklers are watering the grass.

A Collection of Photographs

Photographs of Winther Motor company offer insight into early 20th century manufacturing.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Date: 1914-02 

Description: Thirteen children ranging from toddler-age to early elementary school-age are tended by several women in the playroom of a nursery run by the Kenosha Count...

Date: 1921 

Description: A side view of vehicle manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company, used to carry employees to and from work in mines. This vehicle was apparently...

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Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church built by Austin Kellogg and his brothers around 1837 and completed in 1840. It was the first Protestant church in this section of the state. An addi...

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "1899, cost $150,000, D. H. Burnham, Chicago, Arch." A second...

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.
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