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Map or Atlas

Fox-Wisconsin Route

Date: 1906 

Description: This map, which shows the Fox River and the likely location of a Mascoutin village near Berlin, Wisconsin, was published in the Proceedings of the State Hi...

Photograph

Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1921 

Description: Factory workers in the Machine Shop of the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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Description: Exterior view from tree-lined cobblestone street of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,00...

Date: 1921 

Description: A truck with a posthole digger mounted on back on the side of the road, manufactured by Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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: 1908 ca.

Description: St. Matthews Church and surrounding buildings.

Photograph

Leet Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Leet house, site of the first town meeting of the Township of Somers.

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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. Through a larg...

Date: 1905 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...

Photograph

Female Auto Workers

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Women working on the automobile assembly line at Nash Motors (later American Motors) during World War I.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument in Library Park.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1898-05-12 

Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.

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...

Date: 1917 

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

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.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

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:  date unknown

Description: Napkin from Brewmaster's Pub in Kenosha advertising itself as the Midwest's first brew pub. The graphic on the napkin includes a beer stein and a stalk of...

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