• Market Square and Main Street - fire reservoir

    Truesdell, S. W

    This is a view of the west side of Main Street in 1875. The stores at this time on Main Street included: F. W. Lyman and Son - shoes, English Brothers - meat, Paul Sauber - groceries, F. Robinson - dr…

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  • Home and undertaking parlors of Thomas Hansen

    The Kenosha City Directory of 1899 gave the location of the undertaking parlors shown by this picture as 163 South (59th) Street near Main Street. Thomas Hansen came to Kenosha in about 1871, and form…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    The Harness Leather Building of the N. R. Allen’s Sons Tannery from across the bridge over Pike Creek at Main Street (now Sixth Avenue). August 1916. Between 1856 and 1927, N. R. Allen Sons Company, I…

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  • Market Square - July Fourth, 1875

    Truesdell, S. W

    This is thought to be a photograph of the beginning of a July Fourth parade on Market Square in about 1875. The stores visible here are on the east side of Main Street and included: William Ernst - gr…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    Looking northwest at the N. R. Allen’s Sons Company plant, most likely taken from the old Main Street (now Sixth Avenue) bridge across Pike Creek. The building is identified with a sign listing the ta…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    The N. R. Allen’s Sons plant in summer, looking northwest across Pike Creek from downtown Kenosha. The old Main Street (now Sixth Avenue) bridge can be seen on the right, and Peoples Cash Meat Market…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    The N. R. Allen’s Sons plant in summer, looking northwest across Pike Creek from downtown Kenosha. The old Main Street bridge can be seen on the right, Peoples Cash Meat Market in the foreground. Circ…

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    The N. R. Allen’s Sons Company plant in winter, looking northwest across Pike Creek from downtown Kenosha. A horse-drawn carriage and pedestrians are crossing the old Main Street (now Sixth Avenue) br…

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  • Zalmon G. Simmons in his office

    Simmons Company

    Zalmon G. Simmons in his office on the corner of Pearl and Main Street (now 55th Street and Sixth Avenue) in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. Circa 1898. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons…

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  • Zalmon G. Simmons' secretary inside his office

    Simmons Company

    George M. Bennett, Mr. Simmons private secretary, at his desk in Zalmon G. Simmons’ office on the corner of Pearl and Main Street (now 55th Street and Sixth Avenue) in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. Cir…

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  • Zalmon G. Simmons' first office

    Simmons Company

    Zalmon G. Simmons’ first office on the corner of Pearl and Main Street (now 55th Street and Sixth Avenue), in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. Circa 1898. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons…

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  • Zalmon G. Simmons’ secretary inside his office

    Simmons Company

    George M. Bennett, Mr. Simmons private secretary, at his desk in Zalmon G. Simmons’ office on the corner of Pearl and Main Street (now 55th Street and Sixth Avenue) in downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin. Cir…

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