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Date: 1870 before

Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Procession of Catholic clergy at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. In Wisconsin, and elsewhere in the nation, the Catholic Church was among McCart...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Peabody Hall, home of the Lawrence Conservatory of Music on the Lawrence University campus.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Postcard

Lawrence College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lawrence College.

Date: 1954 

Description: Exterior view of a reproduction of the world's first hydroelectric central station. It is located near the site of the original, which began operation on S...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view of the campus and Main Building on the Lawrence University campus.

Date: 1957-05-07 

Description: Crowd of mourners at the funeral of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy outside St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.

Map or Atlas

Map of Lawrence Campus

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Map includes an index for building locations on the Lawrence University campus in the upper right hand corner. Map shows roads, rivers, campus buildings by...

Date:  

Description: Original brass chandelier with art glass shades hangs in "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first d...

Photograph

DuCharme House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of foundation of the house built by Dominique DuCharme in 1790 and enlarged by Augustin Grignon after 1804. The Grignon family resided in the...

Photograph

Cranberry Cooking

Date: 1989-02 

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

Postcard

Lincoln School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln School.

Photograph

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Front view of the Pettibone Peabody retail store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of College Avenue looking west. Several campus buildings at Lawrence College are visible in the foreground.

Map or Atlas

City of Appleton

Date: 1952 

Description: Map shows roads, highways, railroads, parks, city buildings, schools, cemeteries, city limits, and the Fox River. The map is indexed by street name, street...

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