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Letters to Lorraine-March 13,1935

Juneau, Wis.March 13, 1935Wednesday Eve Dear Cousin, Well how is every body coming around their I hope fine & dandy. I'm O.K. other wise too. Only a little bit tired yet from last nite. Ray and I were to Doty (?) Park to a penny bingo. I played every game from the beginning till the… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine-March 13,1935

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Birthday Cards to Lorraine – February 15, 1935

I will write you & your brother each a long letter soon. But I just came from the show Mrs. Cumnork (?) took me. Last night the Boy Friend & I were to a dance so you will have to excuse this writing be cause I am half a sleep. Wishing you a very happy… Continue reading Birthday Cards to Lorraine – February 15, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine- February 4, 1935

113 North Tenth StreetWatertown, WisconsinFebruary 4, 1935 Dear Lorriane, Must write to you once as I am not very busy tonight, because I got to study periods tomorrow. I was quite busy the last few weeks, because we had our semester exams. I got through in all of them so why should I worry? How… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- February 4, 1935

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Letters to Lorraine- January 20, 1935

Woodland, WisJan 20, 1935. Dearest Friend Lorraine, Received your letter and was glad to hear from you. Was going to answer back last Sun. But I didn't get no time for I had to work that day. This Sun the rest are gone except dad and my-self so I got lots of time. We had… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- January 20, 1935

History, Winnebago County Courthouse

1938 Otis Elevator Equipment

The Winnebago County Courthouse elevator equipment has been in service since 1938, and sooner or later it will be replaced. Although it seems antiquated to us, back when the building opened it was considered top-of-the-line equipment. Three elevator shafts were built--two for public elevators and one for a jail elevator. A public elevator car and… Continue reading 1938 Otis Elevator Equipment

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Winnebago County Highway Garage

If I have not made it obvious, I work for Winnebago County as a maintenance technician and ensure our public buildings are running top notch. Besides learning new skills, I really enjoy learning about our buildings' histories--especially our courthouse. Our department operates out of the former Winnebago County Highway Department shop, and I never really… Continue reading Winnebago County Highway Garage

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Letters to Lorraine- January 14, 1935

B.R. Falls WisconsinJanuary 14, 1935 Dear Lorraine, Well how is the world using you these queer day? It is using me as well as can be expected. Only I wanted to go home Saturday night and it snow so hard I couldn't and now it is snowing again I see. I washed to day got… Continue reading Letters to Lorraine- January 14, 1935