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

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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Big Bull Falls

Date: 1916 

Description: Water of Big Bull Falls or the Wisconsin River rapidly flows underneath two railroad bridges. Pedestrians cross the bridges while peering over at the over...

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter shaking hands in Wausau, while the Secret Service (left) keeps watch.

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Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

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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...

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Description: A man works in a kitchen at Hatton Lumber Company Camp. He is wearing an apron and is mixing ingredients in a large bowl at a counter near two windows.

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Farmyard Water Pump

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A man pumping a water pump that drains into a water bucket behind a fence. Cows behind the fence are drinking from the bucket. Next to the man is a young...

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Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

Description: Men drinking in the bar at Stubb's Tavern.

Date: 1910 after

Description: View from walk of several members of Dr. Joseph Smith's family grouped together on a porch. Mary E. Smith is standing in the center.

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...

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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: 1950 

Description: Holiday card with the "family tree" of D.C. III (David Clark Everest) and Rita Everest, on the front, and a map of the U.S.A. on the inside showing the two...

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Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View up river towards a bridge over a rocky portion of the Eau Claire River. A women is standing on rocks beneath the bridge in the center, while a man sta...

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Date: 1988 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Les Aspin at the J.I. Case Company plant.

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey introduces a local resident (back to camera), to President Jimmy Carter. Many photographers stand around the edge of the group and a...

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Joan and David Obey

Date: 1962-06-09 

Description: Joan and David Obey smile on their wedding day. She is wearing a wedding dress and he is wearing a suit with a vest.

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...

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