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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: 1902 

Description: Two panoramic bird's-eye views of the Paine Lumber Company, including the general plant, sawmill, and lumber yards. Heading at the top says: Home of Wiscon...

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High Street

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....

Date: 1930 before

Description: Staff members and one child posing among wheeled carts in the laundry facilities at the Winnebago County Asylum. In the background are two large laundry ma...

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Park Row

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking east on Park Row, with several buildings lining one side of street.

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Concord Jet Pilot

Date: 1998-08 

Description: The pilot of the British Concord at the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) Air Show waves to the crowd.

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EAA Acrobatics

Date: 1983-08 

Description: A performance by the Earl Cherry acrobatic team at the EAA Convention and Fly-in.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from bridge or boat railing of piles of lumber in the Paine Lumber Company yards on the banks of the Fox River. There is a boat house on the left shor...

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Korn Brothers

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three men (Korn brothers), all wearing hats, and two of them in suits, hold a bamboo pole holding stringers of fish between them. They are standing on a do...

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White Bass Run

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: People fishing for bass off dock.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of twelve men and one boy posing on a dock. A dog lays at the feet of the man in the center. Three of the men hold stringers of dead ducks. On the fa...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View across unpaved road towards construction workers at the site of the new city hall. William Waters, architect.

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Ice and Coal Wagon

Date: 1926-09-15 

Description: Oshkosh Pure Ice and Coal Co. horse-drawn wagon as seen from the back. Two blocks of ice are visible in the wagon. Note on back: Sept. 15, 1926-4:30 pm. Ne...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Lake steamer at dock, in fog.

Date: 1835-07-21 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows township lines surveyed by Mullett and Brink, subdivision lines surveyed by A.G. Ellis, and part...

Date: 1966-08-28 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a large, Tudor style mansion on the shores of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1967 

Description: Intersection of US Highway 41 and Wisconsin Highway 26 near Oshkosh.

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EAA Convention

Date: 1985-07 

Description: "The British Airways Concorde drew large crowds at the EAA Convention in Oshkosh. The giant jet, making thunderous, low-level passes, thrilled thousands o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The corner of Main Street and Tayco Street looking south towards Doty Island. The slanting timbers controlled the primitive draw bridge across the canal.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

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