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Date: 1974-08 

Description: View down double set of railroad tracks towards a Milwaukee Road train, with the engineer about to board. Other men are standing in the background.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Map shows sections, trails, roads, and locations of ancient burial grounds, hills, groves, and settlers. Printed in brown ink.

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:  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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street in Kenosha.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the wagon shop of John B. Pirsch of Kenosha whose father, Nicholas Pirsch, had begun building buggies and wagons in 1857. Several men pose...

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: 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: 1901 

Description: Thomas B. Jeffery's first Rambler automobile during a test for strength in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Description: Exterior 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. The building i...

Photograph

Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

Date: 1921 

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

Date: 1946 

Description: Man driving International truck utilized by K*A*T Corporation for multi-automobile hauling.

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Date: 1948 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes a list of polling places by ward and precinct. The map reads: "Keep this Map...It Gives the Location of You...

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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: 1921 

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

Photograph

Wiesman Inn

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Close-up of the former Wiesman Inn, now a farmhouse.

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Description: The buildings of Allen & Sons Tannery with boats carrying supplies in the foreground.

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