• Kemper Hall house

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • American Motors Corporation American Eagle

    American Motors Corporation

    An AMC American Eagle on the assembly line. Circa 1980. In 1954, Nash-Kelvinator Corporation joined with Hudson Motor Car Company to create the American Motors Corporation. Due to the drop in oil pric…

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  • YMCA from Park Avenue

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Home of J. B. Starkweather

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    Jared B. Starkweather, druggist, came to Wisconsin in October, 1847, locating in Kenosha, where he worked as a druggist in his own business. He held the offices of alderman, school commissioner, and s…

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  • Z. G. Simmons residence - March

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • MacWhyte employees

    MacWhyte Company

    MacWhyte Suggestion Award recipient Mr. Zarrella. Circa late 1970s-early 1980s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin i…

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  • Home of Levi Grant

    Truesdell, LaMarsh

    The location of this home in 1875 was on the northwest corner of Market (56th) Street and West Street (11th Avenue). This old home was torn down in 1937-38.

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  • Simmons greenhouse

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This shot shows the greenhouse from the opposite side of the Simmons property. Large trees are on a well kept lawn. A large tent, three persons on folding chairs, a grouping of rustic benches, a table…

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  • Seth Doan residence across from Library Park

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Nash Motors factory interior

    Nash Motors Company

    An African American factory worker in the Die Casting Department of Nash Motors’ Kenosha plant. Circa 1952. Company photo no. 152282. In 1916, Charles Nash opened Nash Motors Company, which became kno…

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  • Simmons furniture store display

    Simmons Company

    A store display of Simmons Company bedroom furniture. Circa 1930s. The Simmons Company had a Visual Merchandising Program designed to make department store furniture and bedding departments as “glamor…

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  • Downtown Kenosha, Malt House, High School, Court House number 2

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    A view of downtown Kenosha from east of the intersection of Market (56th) and Exchange (Fifth Avenue) Streets, looking southwest about the year 1900. In the distance is the M. H. Pettit Malt House and…

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  • Allen Tannery interior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    Hides stacked and hanging in one of the dry-lofts of the N. R. Allen’s Sons Tannery. Approximately 1200-1500 hides were dried and sorted daily. Circa 1910. Between 1856 and 1927, N. R. Allen Sons Comp…

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  • MacWhyte employees

    MacWhyte Company

    MacWhyte Suggestion Award recipient MacCune. 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 rop…

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  • MacWhyte factory interior

    MacWhyte Company

    Machinery inside 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, where wire rope, air…

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  • G. A. Yule residence - parlor

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Lake Michigan in winter - bay and boathouses - January

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

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  • Allen Tannery exterior

    N. R. Allen Sons Company, Thiers, Louis M

    A ship in front of the N. R. Allen’s Sons Tannery, looking north across Pike Creek. Photograph by Louis M. Thiers. Circa 1900. Between 1856 and 1927, N. R. Allen Sons Company, Inc., founded by Nathan…

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  • Allen Tannery parade floats

    N. R. Allen Sons Company

    Three parade floats and parade walkers in front of the N. R. Allen’s Sons Company, Circa 1918. Between 1856 and 1927, N. R. Allen Sons Company, Inc., founded by Nathan Allen and Levi Grant, produced l…

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  • MacWhyte factory employee at work

    MacWhyte Company

    A MacWhyte employee tests a wire rope’s capacity. Circa 1960s. Founded in 1896 by F. B. Macomber and George Whyte in Coal City, Illinois, MacWhyte Company came to Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1912, where wir…

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