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Centennial Memory Project

Welcome to the Centennial Memory Project, created by the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library in celebration of the Centennial of the Village of Kimberly in 2010. Even though the Centennial has passed, we are still adding materials as time allows. If you have memories or family stories about the people and places included here, please add them in the comments!

Min Hanegraf Busch

Min Hanegraf Busch
ca. 1917-18

Min & Matt Busch

Min and Matt Busch ca. 1917

Halloween Party at the Mill

1917 mill Halloween party taken in the mill dining room.

Demolition of Old Kimberly Bridge

Demolition of the old Kimberly bridge built in 1908 and replaced in 1954.

View of Kimberly from Bridge

Kimberly taken from the top of the bridge (as seen from Little Chute) ca. 1912

Geenen Greenhouse

Taking down some of the Geenen Greenhouses Kimberly, WI


Holy Name School Class of 1913

Holy Name School Class

Kimberly, WI 1913, , , , 

Geenen home

The Geenen house

Kimberly, WI


Bridge at the end of Sidney Street

Bridge over the Fox River on the end of Sidney Street

Kimberly, WI

ca. 1916-17

Boy Scout Camporee Boy Scout Camporee

Boy Scout Camporee

Summer 1948

Kimberly, Wisconsin

from Joe Frye, Kimberly, WI