• Storm damage 2/22/22

    This postcard remembers a terrible ice storm on February 22, 1922. The sender writes, "One instance of what the storms done. Not a tree in the city that is not damaged, our beautiful cemetery is a wre…

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  • Fremont Street looking west from 6th Street Intersection

    This photo is a view of Fremont Street looking west from the intersection with Sixth Street. The street is not paved at this time. There are horses and carts parked along the street and a few people a…

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  • Court House view

    Fechter, Charles F

    "View from Court House steps, Lutheran School, Lutheran Church, and County Jail, Manitowoc, Wis.": a postcard published by Chas. F. Fechter of Fechter's bookstore around 1910. The school and church pi…

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  • North Eighth

    "North Eighth Street, Manitowoc, Wis.": a postcard view just north of the Manitowoc River and Eighth Street Bridge.

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  • South Eighth 1953

    This color postcard view from 1953 continues down South Eighth Street, nearer Franklin Street than previous cards. The J. C. Penney store and S.S. Kresge are prominent on the left with the Rahr's stor…

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  • Washington Street

    Benke, Hermann C., 1869-1946

    "Washington Street, Manitowoc, Wis.": a postcard view by Hermann C. Benke taken from mid-block between South Tenth and South Ninth Streets looking east.

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  • Street Scene, Kiel

    E. C. Kropp Co

    "Street Scene, Kiel, Wis." Postcard mailed 1915.

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  • Mrs. Rudolph Greve's Home

    Looking east is a view of Fremont Street. The photo is taken from the upstairs of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Greve's home.

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  • South Eighth 1910

    Bishop, E. A

    "South Eighth Street, Manitowoc, Wis.": a color postcard mailed in 1916. The trolley and a "parked" horse and buggy are featured on this view taken looking north.

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  • Rapids Road

    O. Torrison Co

    "Rapids Road, Manitowoc, Wis."

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  • South Eighth St. 1953

    Two-way traffic on South Eighth Street looking north near Franklin Street. Color postcard matches others which suggest 1953. A number of businesses are shown, including J.C. Penney, Woolworth's, S.S.…

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  • Main Street looking west

    The following stores are pictured from left to right: Hollensteiner General Store, 632 Fremont Street, Gutenkunst Drug Store, 630 Fremont Street, Meyer and Sprecher General Store, 628 Fremont, C.T. Sh…

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  • North Fremont Street between Sixth and Seventh streets

    This photo shows the Kiel Business District between 6th and 7th street looking to the west.

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  • Thirteenth Street

    Benke, Hermann C., 1869-1946

    "On Thirteenth Street, north from Washington Street", a postcard view by Hermann C. Benke shows a lot of horse traffic on the street around 1906. Benke lived nearby.

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  • Fremont Street between 6th and 7th Streets

    Two men walk down Fremont Street between 6th and 7th. A carriage is parked outside of a business, its white horse tied to a post.

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  • South Seventh

    Benke, Hermann C., 1869-1946

    "A parked street; scene on S. 7th St., Manitowoc, Wis." A carriage is driven down tree-lined South Seventh Street in this color postcard by Hermann C. Benke.

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  • Washington Street

    "Washington Street looking East from Twelfth Street, Manitowoc, Wis." This photograph was taken in 1943. Among the businesses shown are the A&P Supermarket and the Mikadow Theatre on the left. On the…

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  • Building on right was the Kiel Hotel

    The building in the right of this photo is the Kiel Hotel, located at 112 Fremont Street. It was also the location of the Comet Theater. A lone horse, wagon and rider are parked at the curb.

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  • Fremont Street looking west

    This photo was taken at the corner of 5th and Fremont Streets. The street is paved and there are many cars parked on it. The Kiel Theater is in view, a western movie is showing. A Chevrolet sign for t…

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  • 600 Block of Fremont Street

    The 600 block of Fremont Street a few years after WWI. A child on an old-fashioned tricycle can be seen in front of one of the buildings.

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