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Photograph

Paper Mill Workers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey speaks with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill during his first campaign for Congress.

Date: 1912 

Description: Four businessmen in suits and hats stand around an automobile parked among birch trees, while another man sits in the passenger seat. They are visiting a l...

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter listens to Senator Gaylord Nelson as he waits for his turn to speak. Sitting next to the President is Congressman David R. Obey and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cutler Post of the Grand Army of the Republic. The buildings shown behind the group, as well as the monument, are at the old Marathon County Jail and Sheri...

Photograph

Toboggan Ride

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Winter scene with Lawrence College students tobogganing at Rib Mountain near Wausau.

Date: 1912 

Description: View looking down from riverbank of four businessmen and the log driving cook posing on the cooks tent barge during the log drive.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter poses with Congressman David R. Obey, his wife, Joan Obey and an unknown man. The space is decorated with crepe paper and welcome si...

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Description: Letterhead of Carl Stargardt, bridge contractor in Athens, Wisconsin, with two-color illustrations in brown and green inks of an automobile heading toward...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...

Date: 1963 

Description: State Assemblyman David Obey, Marathon County Sheriff Louis Gianali and Harvey Woodward looking at a map. Harvey Woodward was a veteran of law enforcement...

Date: 1980-10-20 

Description: Portrait of Holocaust survivor Fred Platner at his Wausau residence.

Photograph

Reliability Tour

Date: 1928 

Description: Race winners John P. Wood and Archie Towell, both of Wausau, during the National Air Reliability Tour's stop in Wausau.

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of two sides of the First National Bank building. The Wausau Business College occupies the third floor, while J.W. Manson Insurance occupies the sec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Peavy Falls Group" of men and boys posed on bank of river. There is a man in a canoe in the river, and a footbridge in the background.

Date: 1922-08-05 before

Description: Two fishermen on a lake catch a giant fish. Both of the fishermen are wearing hats and one is smoking a pipe. A dock and the tip of a boat are visible in t...

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Description: Letterhead of the Cohn & Robertson Granite Manufacturing Company of Granite Heights and Wausau, Wisconsin, with a view of workers loading a C.M.&St.P. rail...

Date: 1916 

Description: Rotary Club barbeque along the Plover River at the campsite of Neal Brown. Several men gather around a barbeque pit where meat is being cooked on a rotisse...

Photograph

Scott Street

Date: 1936 after

Description: View of Scott Street looking west. There are automobiles parked on each side of the snowy street, and two men are standing on the corner holding shovels. S...

Date: 1949-02-19 

Description: Rib Mountain Ski Lodge. There are a number of skiers on the left, and people stand near the lodge. Cars are parked on the right.

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