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Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1925 

Description: The third of Kenosha County courthouses, located on the corner of Sheridan and 56th Street. The courthouse cost $1,000,000 to construct.

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: 1921 

Description: Gasoline rail car manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1921 

Description: Front view of a snowplow with four wheel drive manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Date: 1921 

Description: Workers in the Assembly Room of Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1908 

Description: A High School in Kenosha.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Photograph

Group Picnicking

Date: 1877 ca.

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

Date: 1942-04-09 

Description: Two illegal gambling machines in the Paris Gardens, 6 miles west of Kenosha, on Highway 43. Three man area sitting at the bar.

Date: 1921 

Description: The Blacksmith Shop and workers in the Winther Motor Company factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Friarswood Dark Lager brewed by Brewmasters' Pub, Ltd. The label features a drawing of the renovated masonry barn that houses the brew pub.

Date: 1921 

Description: Factory workers in the Tire Mounting Department of the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Photograph

Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A nearly-completed automobile on the assembly line at Nash Motors in Kenosha.

Photograph

General View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of a feed warehouse at the railroad yards. There is a truck scale with the word "Chicago" in front of the warehouse. A freight car i...

A Collection of Photographs

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