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Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...

Photograph

Camperdown Elms

Date: 1963-09 

Description: A well-matched pair of weeping elms (Ulmus glabra camperdownii) obscuring the front of a two-story house. A swollen ring around the trunk of each tr...

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view of a barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Date: 1921 

Description: H.P. Lundskow demonstrating the usage of a posthole digger manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Photograph

YMCA Building

Date: 1934 

Description: The second YMCA building in Kenosha being used as a commercial structure at the time of the photograph.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the A.J. Schneider Music Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin, dealers in "pianos, victrolas, records, etc.," with a lineup of well-known opera sing...

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.

Photograph

Kenosha Cemetery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The exterior wall along the Kenosha cemetery.

Date: 1921 

Description: Front end view of a rotary snowplow used on mountain passes, manufactured by the Winther Motor and Truck Company.

Photograph

Wiesman Inn

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the former Wiesman Inn, now a farmhouse.

Photograph

I.G. Merrill Home

Date: 1879 ca.

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

Date: 1926-12-16 

Description: Portion of the dissolution letter regarding the Badger Brass Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: A land inventory map of Kenosha County. The top left features a legend of "Land Cover" and "Roads and Other Improvements". Lake Michigan is labelled to the...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Date: 1942-04-10 

Description: Friday night, April 10th, 1942, at Clarence Sidesky's tavern, Route 3, Kenosha.

Photograph

Port of Kenosha

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial photograph of the Port of Kenosha and factories, with snow on the ground. There are four ships along the shoreline, and multiple factories on either...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of a wooden shack on a Lake Michigan beach surrounded by rowboats, a campfire, and a wooded bluff. Two men stand on the beach near the water.

Date: 1921 

Description: Informal portrait of workers sitting outside the Winther Motor and Truck Company factory. Exterior of factory in background, with a row of trucks in front...

Date: 1921 

Description: Truck with attached crane manufactured by the Winther Motors Inc., factory.

Photograph

Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan with the Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium in background.

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