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Lovers' Lane

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View looking down tree-lined Lovers' Lane.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Fox River, looking east, from railroad tracks.

Date: 1952-08-13 

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy being interviewed by a newsreel crew after his victory in the 1952 Republican primary election. McCarthy was celebrating at the...

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Cranberry Cooking

Date: 1989-02 

Description: Outdoor gathering of men, women and children cooking cranberries in a large kettle, perhaps at a winter festival.

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Grignon Home

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1840 

Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...

Date: 1911-09-14 after

Description: Calbraith Perry Rodgers in a Wright Model B at Appleton Baseball Park. Cal Rodgers, a member of the famous Perry family, learned to fly at the Wright Flyin...

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Zeeland Mills

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.

Date: 1882 

Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.

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WPA at Work

Date: 1937 

Description: National Youth Administration workers cutting stone in the quarry near the Grignon House. A sign behind the group of boys says: USA Work Program."

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Class of 1886

Date: 1886 

Description: Posed group portrait of men and women members of the “Class of '86” at Lawrence College. The 8 men have silk top hats and the 4 women have umbrellas, for a...

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Farm of Alex Smith

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.

Date: 1959-05-02 

Description: Dedication of the Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial in the Outagamie Counthouse on the second anniversary of the senator's death. Directly in front of the bust...

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Louie Suttner

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Louie Suttner inspecting the wheat crop at his farm, the current site of the Fox River Mall.

Date: 1915 

Description: View of several downtown businesses, including a drugstore advertising "Patent Medicines and Cigars".

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West Park Drive

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: West Park Drive.

Date: 1891 

Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Kaukauna Water Power Co., Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., A.W. Patten, N.M. Edwards, and M.J. Meade. P...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from a hillside of either a house or factory on the Fox River.

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