SHEBOYGAN HISTORY

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Photographs and postcards of old Sheboygan. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the pictures...

 

The Downtown area...

N. 8th St., 1960's, looking north

N. 8th St., 1950's

N. 8th St., north from New York Avenue, 1950

N. 8th St., 1940's, looking north of New York Avenue

N. 8th St., south from Ontario Avenue

N. 8th St. from the top of the Security Bank Building

N. 8th Street and St. Clair Avenue

N. 8th St. Parade at corner of 8th St.and Center Avenue, looking south

N. 8th St., looking north, Fountain Park one block up on the left

N. 8th St., looking north

N. 8th Street, looking south. Prange's on the left, 1935

N. 8th Street, looking south from the corner of 8th Street and Ontario Avenue Foeste Hotel on the right

N. 8th St., looking south from Wisconsin Avenue, 1921

N. 8th St., looking north

N. 8th Street, looking north of Center Avenue, 1918

N. 8th Street, looking north from Jefferson Avenue. The old Post office is on the left.

N. 8th St., looking North from New York Avenue

N. 8th St. and New York Avenue, 1909

N. 8th Street Looking North, 1909

N. 8th Street, looking north from Pennsylvania Avenue., 1908

N. 8th St., looking North from Pennsylvania Avenue, 1908

N. 8th St., looking north, 1915

N. 8th Street, looking north, 1909

N. 8th Street, looking north from Ontario Avenue, 1912

N. 8th St., looking north, 1914

N. 8th St., looking north from Ontario Ave., with the Foeste hotel and Fountain Park on the left, 1917

N. 8th Street, looking north from New York Ave.

N. 8th Street, looking south from near Erie Ave., with Fountain Park on the right, 1910

N. 8th St., during the Elks and U. C. T. Convention, June 4, 1912

N. 8th St., looking South from Ontario Ave., 1917

N. 8th Street, looking South from New York Ave., 1914

N. 8th Street, looking South from New York Ave., 1915

N. 8th St., around 1910-1912

N. 8th St., Elks Parade, June 5, 1912

N. 8th St., Looking South From Wisconsin

N. 8th St., Looking South From New York

N. 8th St., looking south from Ontario Ave.

N. 8th St., looking north, 1911

N. 8th Street, looking north of Center Avenue

N. 8th St., about 1910

The Foeste Hotel, about 1910

The Foeste Hotel, about 1908

The Foeste Hotel, about 1948

Looking across the Sheboygan River at the Factory District, about 1910

8th Street, at night, about 1910.  Looking North from just South of Pennsylvania Avenue

   Streets near Downtown...

Lincoln Avenue, Looking East from 12th Street, 1915

N. 10th St., about 1910

Parade on Michigan Avenue, about 1910

6th Street and Wisconsin Avenue, about 1910

N. 6th St., about 1910

Hospitals...

Memorial Hospital, 1960's

Memorial Hospital, also in the 60's

Rocky Knoll, 1940's

Reiss Home for the Aged, 1940's

St. Nicholas Hospital, 1940's

St. Nicholas Hospital, early 1960's

Schools...

Sheboygan High School, about 1909

Sheboygan High School, 1908

Sheboygan High School, 1908

Sheboygan High School, about 1906

Sheboygan High School, 1908

Sheboygan High School, 1906

Sheboygan High School, 1910

Sheboygan High School, and later, Sheboygan Central High School, 1947

Sheboygan High School in the 1920's.   Later, it was renamed Sheboygan Central High School

Sheboygan High School, and later, Sheboygan Central High School, 1947

Sheboygan High School, and later, Sheboygan Central High School, 1947

Sheboygan High School, and later, Sheboygan Central High School, 1947

Sheboygan Central High School, 1947

Sheboygan North High School, 1953

Sheboygan North High School, 1965

Sheboygan "North Side" High School

Sheboygan Second Ward School, 1910

Sheboygan First Ward School, 1908.  Also called U. S. Grant School

Sheboygan Seventh Ward School, 1910

Sheboygan Sixth Ward School, 1910's

Jefferson (7th Ward) Elementary School, 1910

Sheboygan Fifth Ward School, 1908

Sheboygan South Side Junior High School, Now Farnsworth Middle School, 1985

The Plymouth High School Sophomore Class of 1909

Libraries...

Mead Library, circa 1910

Mead Library, circa 1910

Mead Library, 1925

Churches...

Holy Name Church, circa 1920

Lutheran Trinity Church, 1907

St. Peter Claver Church

Other Buildings....

The Court House, about 1910

The Asylum, 1908

Reiss Coal Company, about 1920

Bank of Sheboygan, 1940's

A. Altmeyer Buffet and Bowling Alley, northwest corner of 10th and Michigan

1002 Michigan Avenue in 2014, what at one time was the A. Altmeyer Buffet and Bowling Alley

A. Altmeyer Buffet and National Hall, 1801 N. 10th St., about 1910

1809 N. 10th St. in 2014, what at one time was the A. Altmeyer Buffet and National Hall

The Security National Bank, in the 1930's

Municipal Auditorium and Armory, 1940's

Post Office, corner 8th and Jefferson, ca.1910

Post Office, corner 8th and Jefferson, 1911

Post Office, corner 8th and Jefferson, 1909

City Hall, 1920's

The Fire Department, in the 1920's

The Train Depot, 1910

Prange's Department Store, about 1910

Prange's Department Store, 1940's

The Rex Theater, 1958

Sheboygan's Kingsbury Brewery, about 1958

The Hobson Gas Station, 15th and North Avenue, in the 1930's

Parks....

Vollrath Park, 1950's

Fountain Park, dated 1908

Fountain Park, 1905

The Sheridan Park Fountain, about 1910

Vollrath Park Zoo

Odds and Ends...

The 8th Street Bridge

The New Jersey Avenue Bridge, near Wildwood Cemetery

The Sheboygan Interurban

Trolley car accident in 1912. A trolley car fell from the 8th Street bridge, killing three passengers.

Sheboygan Pier and Lighthouse, about 1910

Sheboygan Mineral Water Works Company, 1907

Sheboygan Lighthouses and Breakwater

Bird's Eye View of Sheboygan, 1901. This is the first known postcard showing a view of Sheboygan.

River Scene "Around" Sheboygan, 1906.

Birds Eye View of Sheboygan -- May 1908

South Side of Sheboygan, Looking Northeast from about 11th and Alabama

West Side, showing North 14th Street at New Jersey, and Sheridan Park

From the Penn. Ave. Bridge, the River and the Garton Toy Factory

Born's Park Sanitarium. This private retreat was located at what is now the corner of 14th Street and Michigan Avenue.

The Gentlemen's Massage Room, 1909

The Gentlemen's Bath Room, 1909

The Ladies' Rest Room, 1912

The Natatorium, 1910.

A Winter Scene, 1910

The Music Pavilion, 1913

Outside View of The Natatorium, 1915

A Winter Scene, 1915.

Getting Water from the Mineral Spring, 1908

The Dining Room, 1915

Elkhart Lake...

Lake Street, Elkhart Lake, about 1950

Lake Street, Elkhart Lake, about 1950

Elkhart Lake's Camp Brosius, 1950's

Elkhart Lake's Road America, 1966

People of Sheboygan County....

William C. Brickner

William C. Brickner

William C. Brickner

William C. Brickner

Anna Hauck

Lilia Fleck

Lilia Fleck

John Delavan

Frankie Ogle

Mrs. T. C. Hawkins

Hattie Ubing

Genevieve Fleck

George Brickner

Lillah Brickner

Nell Jackson

Georgie Brickner

Regina Hawkins

Regina Hawkins

Regina Hawkins

Regina Hawkins

Mrs. T. C. Hawkins, Sr.

Thomas Hawkins, Sr.

Florence V. Ogle

Tom Hawkins

Mrs. Philip Hauck, Sr.

Ruth Chase, 15 months old

Regina Hawkins, 14 months, Sept. 6, 1890

Frankie Ogle

Frank Ogle

Regina Cooper Hawkins, age 6 months 3 days

Georgie Hawkins

Regina Hawkins and Ruth Chase

Clara Hauck Fleck (Mrs. J. J. Fleck)

August Zimbal