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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Cars in the driveway in front of the Herbert F. Johnson Residence, "Wingspread," during construction. The residence was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and...

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Delivery Desk and Stacks." In the room is a large five-sided librarian's d...

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Description: Exterior view of the Racine Public Library. The building was funded with a donation from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "1904, co...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad depot in Racine. A train rests at the stop while commuters wait to board from the platform. There is a horse to...

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Johnson Wax Company

Date: 1951 

Description: Aerial view of the Johnson Wax Company building.

Date: 1908 

Description: A map of the town of Raymond.

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Corliss Post Office

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Post office, with seven men and a boy standing in front. Corliss is now called Sturtevant.

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Description: Letterhead of the Racine Wire Cloth Works (previously named Chas. Goehner's Wire Works) of Racine, Wisconsin, a manufacturer of wire cloth and wire goods,...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction workers at the Johnson Wax Building.

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The Hotel Nelson

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Nelson, a brick building with Schlitz Beer signs on top.

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Rochester Church

Date: 1915 

Description: English Settlement Church.

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Johnson Wax Administration Building taken at dusk with the circumferential bands of glass tubing lit.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of the Racine Kiltie Drum & Bugle Corps. They are all posed with their instruments and wearing their uniforms. The uniforms have a Scottis...

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Locomotive and Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive and railroad crew.

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Description: Interior view of the Racine Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "Part of Children's Room." In the foreground are reading tables with lamps,...

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Description: Exterior view of the Hall building, located on the northwest corner of Main and 5th Streets.

Date: 1935 

Description: View of the west elevation (front) of the Immaculate Conception Church.

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Johnson Wax Company

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Interior hallway view of the Johnson Wax Co. building.

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