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MONTHLY HIGHHOLDER

 December 2005

Vol. 4 Issue 12


Atlas' of Oshkosh posted online

http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/WI/subcollections/OshkoshAtlasesAbout.shtml

Illustrated Atlas of Winnebago County by George A. Randall, 1889.    

  City maps show ward boundaries, subdivisions of blocks and lots, railroads, streetcar lines, schools, churches, governmental buildings, selected larger businesses and residences of some businessmen.  Maps of Oshkosh start on page 74; the Sixth ward is on page 80. 

 Atlas of the City of Oshkosh, Wis. by Harvey W. Leach, 1895, shows the streets, churches, schools and businesses, and also sections of Sawyer Creek which have since disappeared.  This atlas is the first after the division from six wards to 13.

 Map and plat book of Winnebago County, Wisconsin: containing plats and diagrams of every city, town and village in the county ... Gorman and Saudea, 1909.         

This atlas has city maps show wards, railroads and streetcar lines as well as streets. Not as detailed as the other two, but still useful. Since the whole city is on one page, the wide space between the Sixth and Twelfth wards really shows.

From

  Mara B. Munroe 

Reference Librarian Oshkosh Public Library


New Page for Grainet


Newspaper Story

May 3, 1898

The Daily Northwestern

Oshkosh, WI

Arrest A Women

She was Charged with Being A Saloon Worker

The police last night arrested a women who is alleged to have been employed at a sixth ward saloon, partly to help the saloon keepers wife, but principally to draw a crowd of young men and boys to the place. She was released this morning on her own promise to keep away from the place. Both she and the proprietor were warned that if she were found about the place again prosecution would follow.

No mention of the person or saloon.


 

 

March 17, 1917

Daily Northwestern

Sixth Ward League

Names

Stutz
Philipp
Albrecht
Miller
Schiefelbein
Stadler
Kindermann
Seuss
Novotny
Esslinger
Spanbauer
Hoffman
Miller
Beck
Saumer
Peoschl
Pable
Philipp
Miller
Andraschko

 

 

 
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