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Richard Nixon and the Honey Queen

Date: 1958
Description: Richard M. Nixon welcomed by Barbara Bird, Honey Queen, and Wisconsin Governor Vernon W. Thomson with cheese package at the Oshkosh Airport.
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White Bass Run

Date: 1942
Description: People fishing for bass off dock.
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Patience and Fortitude

Date: 1960
Description: Man and boy in silhouette ice fishing on Lake Winnebago.
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Bird's-Eye View of Omro

Date: 1870
Description: This bird's-eye-view map shows roads, a river with boats, and homes. The bottom margin of the map includes an index.
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Sailing

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Description: Three sailboats on Lake Winnebago, U50 (Eskimo), U7 and J7. Crew members are on the boats. The water is choppy and the sky is cloudy. In the background are...
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Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Locomotive

Date: 1875
Description: Locomotive No. 75. Class H. Built 1850 by Schnectady Locomotive Works. Men are posed on and around the locomotive.
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Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Oshkosh harbor, showing the bridge over the Fox River and several moored sailing vessels.
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Votes for Women

Date: July 04 1912
Description: Members of the Oshkosh Equal Suffrage League in their 4th of July float made up with a sail boat. Banners read "Votes for Women" and "We are Rudderless, We...
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A. Streich & Brothers Brewery Wagon

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Description: Side view of an Oshkosh Brewing Company wagon built by A. Streich & Brother Wagons.
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E.A. Horn's Drugstore

Date: 1888
Description: Three men stand under the iconic mortar and pestle and striped awnings of E.A. Horn's Drugstore.
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Kimberly and Elwers Drugstore

Date: 1900
Description: Interior view of the Kimberly & Elwers Drugstore. Pharmaceutical bottles line the shelves on the right side.
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Dispersal of Fish

Date: February 1935
Description: People receiving fish at a relief station in the wintertime.
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Welsh Songfest

Date: 1946
Description: John Williams leading a congregation at Peniel Church in song at Gymanfa Ganu, a Welsh songfest.
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Meat Market with Steer Painted on Wall

Date: August 28 1966
Description: Kuebler Grocery Company, a meat market with a steer painted on its outside brick wall, on Main Street.
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Lee's Oshkosh Airplane

Date: 1932
Description: In order to undertake a trans-Atlantic flight to Norway, Clyde Allen Lee sought financial support from the local Oshkosh clothing company. Toward that end...
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Larson Brothers' Airport

Date: 1923
Description: The hangar and three airplanes (a Canuck and a J-1 Standard) at the airport operated by the Larson Brothers of Larsen, Wisconsin. The field was both the mo...
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Larson Brothers' Airport

Date: 1923
Description: The entrance to the Larson Brothers' flying field at Larsen in Winnebago County, about one year after the brothers laid out the runway. The field remained...
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Aerial View of EAA Convention

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.
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EAA Acrobatics

Date: 1986
Description: Aerial acrobatics at the Experimental Aviation Association (EAA) convention and fly-in at Oshkosh. The EAA encompasses all aspects of sport aviation includ...
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Oshkosh Airport

Date: January 1934
Description: An aerial view of the Oshkosh Airport about three years after Steve Wittman became the manager. The field was established in 1928 by Oshkosh Airport, Inc....

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