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Map or Atlas

Zoning Map of Appleton

Date: 1921 

Description: Map reads: "1918. Revised 1921." Key to the map in upper right hand corner reads: "Residential Districts," "Local Businesses," "Commercial and Light Manufa...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1882 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Postcard

Ormsby Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ormsby Hall at Lawrence University.

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Description: Plaque describing "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first dwelling electrified from a centrally loc...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Methodist Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A high school in Little Chute.

Date: 1963-05-26 ca.

Description: View of a small forest undergoing cutting operations.

Date: 1992-06-30 

Description: View from below of the Fox River Bridge. Gordon Neitzke who photographed the Fox River Bridge for the Wisconsin Department of Highways, found an almost cat...

Postcard

College Avenue

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of automobiles parked on College Avenue, the brick-paved main street.

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Description: View over a train stopped at a grain elevator in the foreground. The Hotel Ristau is across a street on the left, and a church building is in the distance...

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Lawrence College, now lawrence University, Memorial Chapel.

Date: 1965-06-15 

Description: Leslie Fishel, Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, speaking from the stage at the dedication and unveiling of the Milwaukee-Downer Colle...

Date: 1904 

Description: Interior office view showing Frank James Harwood, General Manager of Appleton Woolen Mills. Harwood became general manager in 1882 and served as the compa...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Methodist Church next door to Epworth home in Kaukauna.

Date: 1968 

Description: This map shows local streets, wards, buildings, parks, and part of the Fox River. The map is also indexed by street name. Ward borders and numbering and th...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Historical re-enactment outdoors, in inappropriate attire, probably meant to represent a treaty signing, at the Grignon House.

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