Sawyer and Harris, the iconic bronze lions, have stood outside the Oshkosh Public Library since 1912. View images of them throughout the years including their removal for restoration in 1998.
Books on the history of and life in Oshkosh, Wisconsin compiled and written by local historian, Clarence "Inky" Jungwirth.
100 Years Old or More and a Remnant of the Immigrant Experience
Remember the Hotel Athearn? The fountain in Riverside Cemetery? Relive memories of Oshkosh through these postcards. This collection consists of views of businesses, churches, parks, city streets, country roads and other structures throughout the city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Once upon a time, these proud structures dotted the bucolic landscape. Michael Cooney has captured the essence of these vanishing structures in 260 photos.
Materials from the Oshkosh Public Library Local History Collection, Photograph Collection and items loaned by individuals have been compiled into our digital collections. The collections include photographs, postcards, maps, and documents. The digital collections are a work-in-progress, so check back often for new additions.