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Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Main Street with the Post Office and the Hotel Racine.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: "Racine County War Veterans Living and Dead." A composite of small oval head and shoulders portraits, consisting of about 100 Union soldiers, all identifie...

Postcard

Liggett's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of five views of Liggett's Resort on Brown's Lake. Front view, "Marine Dining Room", "Marine Bar", "Guest Room' and "Marine Lounge."

Photograph

Island Park

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Island Park, from Washington Park Drive, looking north from the west end of Kinzie Avenue bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east across Pine street at the storefronts of J. Wien's clothing, dry goods, and grocery store, Black's Dry Goods store, Schwaller's Real Estate Of...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction of the Herbert F. Johnson's Residence, "Wingspread." In the foreground are the walls and steps of the swimming pool and the rear elevation of...

Postcard

Pumping Station

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a pumping station.

Map or Atlas

Racine, Wisconsin

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: This map of Racine has labeled streets, the Root River, Lake Michigan, and includes manuscript annotations of newly annexed areas and African-American neig...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior view from across street of the Racine County Court House.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1922 

Description: Poster encouraging voters toward the Socialist ticket regarding government ownership of railroads and coal mines.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Young farmer Harvey A. Nelson, holding onto a large horse's lead, stands next to an International truck at Gray View Farm. The truck's front bumper bears b...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction of the Herbert F. Johnson Residence, "Wingspread," designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The house was completed in 1937.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Franklin School.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: A car drives on a main street in a downtown business district.

Date: 1961 

Description: Second page of a draft of a letter from the Racine branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urging more militant activity i...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the residence of Chauncey Hall.

Book or Pamphlet

Wallis Tractor Pamphlet

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising Wallis tractors, "The Tractor years Ahead of its Time." The cover features an illustration of a man standing near a W...

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