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Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906
Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.

Frank Lloyd Wright Monitoring Building Site

Date: 1937
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright, monitoring the construction and testing of load-bearing pylons for the Johnson Wax Building.

Train Wreck

Date: July 1927
Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.

Milk Strike

Date: January 10 1934
Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...

Hop Pickers at Harvest Time

Date: 1895
Description: Hop pickers posing by stands of harvested hops.

Wehmhoff Effigy Mound

Date: June 27 1927
Description: Aerial view of the effigy mound on Henry Wehmhoff's Riverview Farm. State Trunk Highway 83 runs through the effigy.

Marshall Mason Strong

Description: Formal waist-up studio portrait of Marshall M. Strong.

The John Coleman Residence

Date: 1870
Description: The John W. Coleman residence at 617 Lake Avenue formerly known as Chatham Street. It was built in 1850 and was one of the early brick houses in Racine.

Horlick's Malted Milk Factory

Date: 1914
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Paving North Main Street

Date: 1901
Description: A crew of construction workers paving North Main Street with brick.

"Buffalo Bill" Cody and White Beaver

Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody and David Franklin Powell ("White Beaver") posing in in front of a painted backdrop in a Racine, Wisconsin gallery. This image appeared...

Johnson Wax Research Tower

Date: 1949
Description: View of the Johnson Wax Research and Development Tower under construction.

Zimmer's Drug Store

Description: Streetside view of Zimmer's Drug Store.

Story Time

Date: September 26 1967
Description: Young children listen to a story through earphones as a teacher's aid looks on.

Man at Chautauqua

Date: 1906
Description: A man in bow tie and suspenders sits in front of a small tent. Next to him is a rocking chair with a sign on it that says "Don't you see I'm Lonely." Writt...

Labor Day Festival

Date: September 06 1988
Description: A young girl listens to a speech at the Racine Laborfest. She holds a balloon imprinted with the slogan, "Buy Union Buy American."

Racine — Air City

Date: June 12 1931
Description: The letterhead stationery of a Racine economic development committee reads: "Air City, Where the Air-Minded Live," The design shows airplanes and even a...
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Racine, Wis., County Seat of Racine Co.

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Racine looking south west, with insets of points of interest.

Frank Lloyd Wright on the Building Site

Date: 1936
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright confers with another man on the site of one of his great designs, the Johnson Wax Building.
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Bird's-Eye View of Racine

Date: 1874
Description: Bird's-eye map of Racine, with an inset of Racine College.

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