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Wooden School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Public school built in 1856 and destroyed by fire on December 15, 1925. The bell tower has a small balcony.

Date: 1988 

Description: Aerial view of the 1988 EAA (Experimental Aviation Association) Convention and Fly-in at Wittman Field. On the ground is the Concorde and a B-1 Bomber.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Close-up of the porch of the Octagon House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Six staff members pose in the laundry room in the Winnebago County Asylum. In the room are carts of laundry and a machine on the right.

Date: 2008 

Description: Constructed of a cream-colored brick, the vertical lines were embellished with blue glazed brick, likely meant to match the color of the Dixie Oil and Gaso...

Photograph

High Street

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Stereoview. In the right background is the building of the Trade Reporter newspaper at the corner of Main and High Streets; across the street from it is J....

Photograph

Doty Loggery

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of James Duane Doty on Doty's Island, "the loggery."

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...

Photograph

Two Women in Garden

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women wearing hats and dresses stand under a large, blossoming tree in a garden. They are both reaching up and holding a blossom while looking at the c...

Date: 1872 

Description: Shows landowners, buildings, lot numbers, roads and railroads. Includes Menasha business directory.

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Dempsy Hall

Date: 1977 ca.

Description: Southeast corner of Dempsy Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Dempsy Hall is the oldest building currently on campus, and houses the offices of t...

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.

Date: 1877 

Description: This map shows the Fox River, Lake Winnebago, city wards, lot and block numbers, landownership, selected buildings, railroads, and roads. There are three i...

Date: 1922 

Description: Homecoming poster promoting the football game between Oshkosh Normal and Superior Normal on Saturday, October 14th at 2:30 pm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking east on the water power. John Strange's Pail and Tub Factory can be seen at the right.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from bridge or boat railing of piles of lumber in the Paine Lumber Company yards on the banks of the Fox River. There is a boat house on the left shor...

Postcard

Hotel Athearn

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hotel Athearn, which was built across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by William Waters.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Public Library, established in 1882, was erected at a cost of $30,000, of which Andrew Carnegie contributed $12,500. The balance was raised by public subsc...

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Nicolet Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Nicolet Monument, erected by the Women's Clubs and unveiled in 1906.

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