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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Visitors to the historic Charles A. Grignon House (built 1837-1839), probably during the 1940s. The visitors are seated on a corner of the front porch unde...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Carnegie Library at Lawrence University.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm tractors featuring a color illustration of a man using a tractor to plow a field in front of a farmhouse.

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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Photograph

Louie Suttner

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1961-09-16 ca.

Description: An interior view of an abandoned Chicago and North Western Railroad roundhouse.

Date: 1945 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: 1946-11-06 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...

Postcard

Brokaw Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view of the exterior of the three-story Brokaw Hall on the Lawrence College campus.

Photograph

Otto F Schultz

Date: 1962 

Description: Otto F. Schultz, at age 81, uses the same tools his father used in his blacksmith shop.

Postcard

Lower Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the lower dam on the Fox River.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: School group in classroom with teacher, possibly at Appleton, Wisconsin.

Date: 1886 

Description: First electric street railway service in Wisconsin.

Photograph

St. John's Church

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Construction of St. John's Church was begun around 1860, but the building was interrupted by the Civil War, therefore it was consecrated in 1869. Charles A...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front entrance and side of Main Building on the Lawrence University campus. Bare trees line the grounds outside the building.

Date: 1882 

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

Date: 1922 

Description: Appleton Wisconsin Electric Light and Power Plant, 1922. Switchboard equipment of the plant, which began operating in September of 1822, is at the State H...

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