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Shattuck, S. F., et. al (ed.) / A history of Neenah
(1958)

Contents,   pp. vii-[x] PDF (1.6 MB)


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                          CONTENTS
A CKNOW LEDGM   ENTS ......................................      Iii
F O R E W O R D  ...... ........................................  V
                                PART I
THE CUNNINGHAM ERA IN PERSPECTIVE .....................          3
    Comparative Dates of Village and Cityhood-Neenah and Menasha
    Treaty of Cedars, and Government Project to Civilize Indians~
    Harrison Reed Contracts to Purchase Indian Lands in Winnebago
    Rapids--Harvey Jones Furnishes Money--His Early Death--
    Neenah is Named-How Doty Island Came to be Divided Between
    the Twin Cities- Significance of the Fox River---Navigation at
    Neenah
T HE  1840'S TO i86o's ............................. .......  13
    First Town Meeting--Early Social Organizations--The "Green"
    -   First Religious Service and Early Churches--Oak Hill Cemetery
    -   Menasha Wooden Ware-     First School--Telegraph Comes to
    Neenah-   Laudan Fields- Cooper Trade--First Paper Mill
IMPACT  OF  SCIENCE  AND  INVENTION ........................     f
    Significance of the Auto
T H E 1870 'S  ........ .. ............ .........................   29
    Some Commercial and Industrial Beginnings--Riverside Park--
    Neenah Achieves Cityhood---"First" Telephone Exchange--School
    Growth--Early Ice Houses-  Gas Lamps Replace Oil
T H E i88o 's  ..............................................  41
    Neenah Library Association Organized- Eclectic Reading Circle,
    Women's Tuesday Club, Y.T.&F. Club, W.C.T.U.-School Expansion
    -   Stevens Roller Crushing Process- Electric Power and Interurban
    Transportation- City Hall Built--First Sewer System--"Petti-
    bone Block" Burns--C. B. Clark Elected to State Legislature
THE 1890'S .................................................. 57
    Interurban Service--Economic and Social Progress- Lincoln School
    Built--Football Championships -  Community Water System
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