• Market Square, 1895

    This is supposed to be a July Fourth parade just forming or resting on Market Square. The view is looking east from near Chicago Street (Eighth Avenue). The tall chimney in the distance is of the Simm…

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  • Market Square - north side

    Newell, R. S

    This photograph of the north side of Market Square was taken by R. S. Newell on December 15, 1923.

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  • Market Square, 1940

    Dewey, C. E

    Market Square, 56th Street. Looking west from a window in the dental office of Dr. Samuel I. Russel, second floor of 5605 Sixth Avenue, on the morning of August 12, 1940. This was during the 22nd annu…

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  • Circus parade band wagon - Market Square

    Buckmaster, Albert E

    This picture was taken from the window of the law office of Albert E. Buckmaster, located on the corner of Main Street (Sixth Avenue) and Market (56th) Street, on the second floor of the three story b…

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  • City Hall, fire ladder demonstration

    This was a demonstration of a Peter Pirsch Company ladder truck on Market Square in front of the City Hall. The picture was taken about 1920. The person on the ladder is John J. Joachim, who was Mayor…

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  • Fred S. Lovell Post, Market Square

    LaMarsh, Ben

    Fred S. Lovell Post with band and drum corps on August 26, 1889. Note in foreground the freshly sprinkled street and wooden water trough. Parade headed west.

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  • Circus parade, camels, Market Square

    Buckmaster, A. E

    All that was said regarding lantern slide numbers 565 and 566 applies to this picture except that camels and elephants are shown.

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  • Circus parade lion wagon - Market Square

    Buckmaster, Albert E

    This picture was taken from the window of the law office of Albert E. Buckmaster, located on the corner of Main Street (Sixth Avenue) and Market (56th) Street. The circus parade is moving west on Mark…

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  • Market Square - east end - town pump

    Truesdell, S. W

    This view of Market Square was taken from a point midway between Market (56th) Street and Pearl (55th) Street. Across the square is Lyman Shoe Store, the Post Office, and a corner of the R. R. Jewett…

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  • Victory Way on Market Square

    Victory Way was erected on Market Square in 1919 when the City of Kenosha formally welcomed her "doughboys" home from World War I. To celebrate the occasion, a great demonstration was arranged for Jul…

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  • German howitzer

    Dewey, C. E

    This German howitzer and carriage was Kenosha's official souvenir of The World War. It arrived in Kenosha on July 1, 1920, by the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad from Rock Island. It was taken by Am…

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  • Market Square 1912

    Eichelman, Ben

    On June 15, 1912, the Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha electric railroad sent its first car into Kenosha, stopping at Market Square. The car shown here is, without much doubt, one of the first cars. This…

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  • Cannon on Market Square

    Dewey, C. E

    This cannon, placed at the west end of Market Square shooting east, was firing salute celebrating Admiral George Dewey's victory at the Battle of Manila. This battle of May 1, 1898, ended the power of…

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  • John Monaghan and his store

    This store was located on the south side of Market Square and was known as 419 Market Street (56th). In the lower right hand corner is seen the square box bearing the name "Fairbanks." This is the box…

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  • 56th Street looking west from Market Square

    Dewey, C. E

    This slide was made to show the changes of this portion of Market Street (56th) since the year 1912, as shown by slide 961. At the left can be seen a part of Kenosha's second federally owned Post Offi…

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  • Market Square and Main Street

    This is a view looking north and shows the First National Bank. On Market Street the wooden buildings of the Bain Wagon Company, Benedict and Tarbell office building, and the corner building, the Firs…

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  • Fire Department and Market Square

    This picture was taken in 1923, primarily for the Fire Department, but is an excellent picture of Market Square before widening of any of the streets concerned in the making of the Civic Center. Note…

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  • Market Square at Main Street looking east

    Thiers, Louis Milton, 1858-1950

    This is a view of Market (56th) Street at Main Street (Sixth Avenue) looking east from Market Square toward Lake Michigan. The tall chimney in the distance giving out smoke is of the Simmons Company.…

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