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Photograph

The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.

Date: 1908 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Racine Chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks wearing suits, hats with oversized brims with large flower deco...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Racine Public Library.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Photograph

Corliss Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Corliss train depot with railroad tracks in the foreground. A small group of men pose in front of the building.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot in Racine. A train rests at the stop while commuters wait to board from the platform. There is a horse to...

Photograph

Racine Roundhouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: The locomotive "D.K. Bush," which was built in the Racine shops of the Western Union Railroad in 1879, the same year in which the line came into the posses...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1908 

Description: A map of the town of Raymond.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of the construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

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Union House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Union House.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Johnson Wax research tower.

Date: 1935 

Description: View of the west elevation (front) of the Immaculate Conception Church.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Cars in the driveway in front of the Herbert F. Johnson Residence, "Wingspread," during construction. The residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and...

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Part of Children's Room." In the foreground are reading tables with lamps,...

Photograph

Klinkert Hotel

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The first Klinkert Hotel. It burned down around 1905, and was replaced by the brick structure with the same name. Signs advertising Harper Rye are on eithe...

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Description: Letterhead of the Murphy Products Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and trucks, automobiles, and a train nearby, flanked on either...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Wind Point lighthouse on the shore of Lake Michigan. A few neighboring homes are in the foreground. Some of the trees are displaying fall co...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior of the main lobby of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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