Lost Fox Cities

Much of this bygone age now exists only in photographs, written accounts or memories. Local photographer and historian Scott Wittman recovers this vanishing history.

Lost Fox Cities

Lost Fox Cities

The lumber kings and paper barons of the Fox River Valley transformed a wilderness of vast, rich timberlands and raging river waters into empires of pine, paper and power. In Oshkosh, lumber dynasties such as Paine and Morgan helped rebuild a nation ravaged by fire and war. Four young Neenah entrepreneurs with no experience in papermaking formed Kimberly-Clark, one of the largest paper manufacturers in the world. H.J. Rogers of Appleton watched his home light up the night after he wired it with Edison's electric lightbulbs, the first in the world to do so utilizing hydroelectricity. These men ushered in an era of opulence shining with steamboat excursions along the river, palatial mansions in plush neighborhoods and lavish hotels and movie houses. Much of this bygone age now exists only in photographs, written accounts or memories. Local photographer and historian Scott Wittman recovers this vanishing history.

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Lost Fox Cities
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Scott Wittman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-01 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The lumber kings and paper barons of the Fox River Valley transformed a wilderness of vast, rich timberlands and raging river waters into empires of pine, paper and power. In Oshkosh, lumber dynasties such as Paine and Morgan helped rebuild a nation ravaged by fire and war. Four young Neenah
Fox Cities
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Scott Wittman
Categories: Fox River Valley (Columbia County-Brown County, Wis.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

Books about Fox Cities
Fox Cities Murder & Mayhem
Language: en
Pages: 131
Authors: Gavin Schmitt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-27 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Wind through the criminal history of the cities along northeast Wisconsin’s Fox River with the author of Milwaukee Mafia as your guide. The safe and sedate Fox Cities have seen their share of horrible crimes. Coldblooded murder, kidnapping, prostitution, organized crime and other misdeeds shocked and appalled not just the
Superconducting Super Collider
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gavin Schmitt
Categories: Environmental impact statements
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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The History of Basque
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: R. L. Trask
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Basque is the sole survivor of the very ancient languages of Western Europe. This book, written by an internationally renowned specialist in Basque, provides a comprehensive survey of all that is known about the prehistory of the language, including pronunciation, the grammar and the vocabulary. It also provides a long