• American Motors Corporation factory employees at work

    American Motors Corporation () et al

    A young female factory worker on the assembly line at the AMC factory. A Rambler station wagon is in the background. Circa 1958-1959. In 1954, Nash-Kelvinator Corporation joined with Hudson Motor Car…

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  • Tomah, WI

    Photograph showing a view toward Tomah, Wisconsin from the Spensley family's farm. The Spensley farm is seen in the foreground, while buildings and smokestacks of Tomah are visible far in the distance…

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  • Panoramic Corporation

    1981 photo of the exterior of the Panoramic Corporation, 1405 Riverside Street, on the site of Janesville's first woolen mill, Rock River Woolen Mills (originally known as Whittaker's Mill). The woole…

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  • American Motors Corporation factory interior

    American Motors Corporation () et al

    An automobile body travels along a spray painting track at the AMC lakefront plant. Circa 1961-1963. In 1954, Nash-Kelvinator Corporation joined with Hudson Motor Car Company to create the American Mo…

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  • Simmons factory interior

    Simmons Company () et al

    Factory workers at the Automatic Weaving Machines in Simmons Manufacturing Company factory. Circa early 20th century. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially make m…

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  • Simmons factory fire

    Simmons Company () et al

    The ruins of the Simmons Manufacturing Company factory, still smoking after the April 1892 fire, viewed from Lake Michigan. Founded in 1870 by Zalmon G. Simmons, the Simmons Company did not initially…

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  • Allen Tannery interior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company () et al

    N. R. Allen’s Sons Tannery employees examining and sorting hides in the harness sorting room. Circa 1910. Between 1856 and 1927, N. R. Allen Sons Company, Inc., founded by Nathan Allen and Levi Grant…

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  • Nash Motors factory building exterior

    Nash Motors Company () et al

    A view of Nash Motors Building 44 during steel frame construction, looking northeast from rooftop of Building 30-35 (Auto Store and Loading). This addition to Nash Motors main automobile manufacturing…

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  • View from bluff near Halcyon

    Panoramic set of two photographs showing a view from a bluff near Halcyon, Wisconsin. Bruce Mound is seen in the first panel and a brick factory is seen in the second panel.

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  • Hannah and Jackson’s first factory

    Hannahs Manufacturing Company () et al

    Hannah and Jackson’s first factory, part of the Northwest Wire Mattress Company plant (later the Simmons Company).

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    A close-up of a closing machine at the MacWhyte factory. Circa 1970s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, wh…

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  • Birdsall plant

    Photograph showing the Birdsall plant near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. It is not clear what this plant produced, but it may have supplied materials for the Birdsall-Griffith Construction Company.

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    Inside the MacWhyte factory. 1978. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wire rope, aircraft cables, and…

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    Inside the MacWhyte Wire Rope Company factory. Circa 1970s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wire r…

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  • Macomber and Whyte Rope Company, Coal City, Illinois

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    The Macomber and Whyte Rope Company in Coal City, Illinois 1903. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where w…

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  • Peter Pirsch

    Pirsch Company () et al

    A young Peter Pirsch standing in the doorway of his shop. Circa 1900. Starting in 1857, Nicholas Pirsch began producing fire engines and ladders. By 1970, the Pirsch Company became the largest United…

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    Machinery inside the MacWhyte factory. Circa 1980s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wire rope, air…

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  • Construction at MacWhyte plant

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    Construction during the Small Cord Mill expansion. Circa 1970s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wi…

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  • MacWhyte employee

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    A MacWhyte employee with a strand of wire rope in the factory. Circa late 1970s-early 1980s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha…

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company () et al

    Inside the MacWhyte factory. 1978. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wire rope, aircraft cables, and…

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