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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Canal at Portage

Date: 1910
Description: View down the canal, with buildings along the shoreline, and a boat coming down the canal.
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Photographer Setting Up Outdoor View of IHC McCormick Works

Date: August 06 1914
Description: Rear view of company photographer setting up shot of IHC's McCormick Works docks from across the waterfront. Two men are in a long wooden boat, with the na...
Photograph

McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's Mc...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of the City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Date: 1872
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Eau Claire depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, bridges, piers, canals, railroads, and the Chippewa and Eau Clair...
Map or Atlas

Princeton, Wisconsin, Looking North

Date: 1892
Description: Bird's-eye map of Princeton, with an inset of the Residence of F.T. Yahr. Fox River loops to left of center, with one bridge; thirty-six businesses, reside...
Photograph

S.S. Harvester

Date: July 15 1911
Description: The S.S. Harvester on the building ways before launching. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harveste...
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Christening the S.S. Harvester

Date: July 15 1911
Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...
Photograph

Marathon Paper Corporation Factory

Date: September 14 1963
Description: The Marathon Paper Corporation plant along the historic Fox River canal.
Photograph

Menasha Factory View

Date: September 29 1963
Description: The Menasha Woodenware plant and water tower on Doty Island from across the Fox River canal, with a small railroad dolly in the foreground.
Photograph

Portage Canal and Lock

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Description: Elevated view of the Portage canal and lock, with the Indian Agency House in the center background.
Postcard

Canal on the Fox River

Date: 1910
Description: A view of the canal on the Fox River.
Drawing

Lock at Rexford Flats

Date: 1856
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Photograph

Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal

Date: 1875
Description: The harbor piers and the entrance to the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.
Postcard

Canal, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Date: 1940
Description: Canal scene with a ship featured in the foreground and various buildings behind it.
Postcard

Canal, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Date: 1915
Description: View of the Sturgeon Bay ship canal.
Postcard

Canal, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Date: 1913
Description: View of the canal.
Photograph

Bridge, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Description: View of the bridge spanning the Sturgeon Bay canal.
Photograph

Bridge, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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Description: View from the shoreline of a bridge spanning the Sturgeon Bay canal.
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Indian Agency House

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated view of the Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. View of Portage Canal in foreground. The canal was dug in 1849 as part of the Fox...

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