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Pennoyer Sanitarium

Date: 1910 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...

Date: 1861 

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

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Description: Plant of the United Refrigerator and Ice Machine company.

Postcard

Library Park

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Library Park in Kenosha.

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...

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Description: Interior view of the rotunda of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. In the center background is a window with a sign that reads: "Renting Collection." A...

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Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

Date: 1917 

Description: A ticket collector for the Milwaukee Electric Railway is sitting at her station.

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Kenosha High School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Kenosha High School.

Date: 1921 

Description: Detail of driving mechanism of a posthole digging machine manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Date: 1921 

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

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club, trip #8, to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. The campers are seated at a long table preparing to eat an outdoor meal.

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Description: Exterior view of park in front of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library, with the Soldiers and Sailors monument. The library opened in 1900 and was funded...

Date: 1921 

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

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Date: 1942-04 

Description: A man and woman posed at the bar in Nesbitt's Highway Tavern, on Highway 42, North of Kenosha. Gambling machines can be seen on the left.

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Eli G. Runal Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house of Eli G. Runal, now part of the Willowbrook Sanatarium.

Date: 1942-04 

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

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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Bald Cypress

Date: 1962 

Description: Noted Kenosha County "citizen conservationist" and environmentalist Phil H. Sander (1906-2006) holding a tape measure around the trunk of the Rhodesdale ba...

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