Appleton (Images of America)

Appletons wealthy beginnings discovered their resource at Lawrence Institute, the college within the woods, at the Fox River. Rev. Henry Colman and Rev. William Sampson selected the bluff at the river for the positioning of the institute. Amos A. Lawrence donated $10,000, and the construction begun in July 1848. It used to be with awl and hook that the 1st settlers cleared the land for Lawrence and Appleton. the town used to be made from 3 villages: Martin (Grand Chute), Appleton, and Lawesburg. In 1857, the villages joined jointly to shape the town of Appleton. Amos tale used to be the citys first mayor. Appletons grew at the banks of the Fox River, together with hydroelectricity and paper.

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The mill had 3 units of burrs. The mill used the water to force the massive grindstone. Theodore Conkey offered the mill in 1861 to pursue different pursuits, yet he lower back to Appleton in 1865 and repurchased his outdated mill estate, including 4 extra units of burrs. in response to the newspaper, he had the best turbines within the country, generating as much as 60,000 barrels consistent with yr. (Image courtesy of the Appleton Public Library. ) 21 The Appleton Woolen Mill (light-colored brick development on correct) was once the valuables of Hutchinson & corporation.

Snapshot courtesy of Walter and Mickey Schmidt. ) this primary English affirmation photo was once taken could 22, 1966. Member Everett Rhode used to be continuously prepared to take attractive pictures of this church and its congregation. the scholars captured listed here are, from left to correct, (first row) Bob Sneen, Jeff Doerschner, Gail Meyer, Judy Kapitzke, Bonnie Koentopp, Joanne Zehren, Christine Sanders, and Connie Zehren; (second row) Lee Streow, Scott Miles, Kenneth Havel, Steven Erbach, Karen capable, Paula Gilbertson, Michelle Piette, Deborah Theis, and Kristine Peters; (third row) John Woehler, Thomas Havel, Jeff Day, Dennis Draphal, Chris Braun, Cindy Burghardt, Lavonne Berkvam, and Peggy Beyer; (fourth row) Larry Crober, Bob Lemke, Roger Froehlich, Kay Schmidt, Ann Beyer, Jacquie Beckmann, Debbie DeBruin, and Judy Haefer; (fifth row) Greg Buss, Catherine Cate, Anne Sosinski, Constance Wieckert, Shirley Kiefer, Judith Bartell, Susan Johnson, and Steven Hilderman; (sixth row) Jeff Wheeler, Steve Fischer, Claire Meyer, Melanie Meyer, Susan Kuzenski, Theodore Meyer, Craig Block, Jeffrey Lautenschlager, and Peter Kliefoth.

Elizabeth clinic all started as an 11-room, 2-story body apartment positioned at one hundred ten East Fremont road. The Franciscan Sisters’ first sufferers got here in by way of horse-drawn wagon. Tom Nooyen used to be the hospital’s first surgical sufferer. In 1900, the sanatorium secured an eight-acre donation and equipped a two-story brick facility at the estate. In 1920, the sanatorium was once elevated to fifty five beds. (Image courtesy of the Appleton Public Library. ) building of domestic Mutual’s new company place of work at 2401 South Memorial force was once accomplished in 1963 lower than the management of Gordon Bubolz (pictured), son of corporation founder Julius Bubolz.

The toilet highway wood bridge was once 575 ft lengthy. the boys within the photo are development a stone wall on the finish of the bridge. a wide piece of stone is suspended within the air, and the pony and wagon are able to bring extra stone. A bicycle rests opposed to the railing within the foreground. (Image courtesy of Jon Porter. ) males paintings at the Lake road Bridge (now Olde Oneida) in nearly 1890. The trolley tracks frolicked over the water, and the boys are laying the metal for reinforcement. One guy stands with a trowel for the completing cement.

Ninety seven The 5th Ward college was once in-built 1877 among Bennett, Elsie, Locust, and Lorain Streets. within the Eighteen Eighties, the curriculum at Appleton colleges integrated mathematics, geography, sensible grammar, botany, zoology, and German. In 1884–1885, the 5th Ward tuition had 127 students and three academics. ninety eight The 3rd Ward institution used to be positioned at the northeast nook of 5th and Locust Streets. It was once inbuilt 1884, and the architect used to be William Waters. The development had a French-style roof and a clock tower with 4 faces on it.

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