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Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1984-02 

Description: Congressman David Obey and Governor Tony Earl pay tribute to 20 years of service by Marathon County Clerk Ray Ott and Register of Deeds Bob Gernetzke.

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

Date: 1938 

Description: Dr. Francis E. Townsend seated on the platform of a Townsend Plan Club at a park.

Photograph

Piling Cut Grains

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Two men in a cleared field piling cut grains.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter waves to the audience who had come to hear him speak. Standing next to the President is Congressman David R. Obey and his family. Se...

Date: 1928-08 ca.

Description: John P. Wood of Wausau, winner of the 1928 National Air Reliability Tour, with his "Waco from Wausau." Also in the photograph are Wood's prizes: the Edsel...

Photograph

Rock Quarry

Date:  

Description: A young man sits atop a large boulder in a rock quarry.

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: 1944 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Louis Schoen's Old Beer Lager, Quality has No Substitute, Brewed and Bottled by the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Logging crew and horses posed in snow.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Deceased body of a man in coffin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the Marathon County Courthouse, "Bet 3rd and 4th, Jefferson and Scott Streets". Men and women are crossing the snowy streets near parke...

Photograph

Engine No. 207

Date:  date unknown

Description: Side view of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine no. 207, a yard engine.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Several members of the Krueger and Backhause families fishing along the bank of the Rock River. Mr. and Mrs. Backhouse and Florentina and Jennie Krueger si...

Date: 1914-02 ca.

Description: Two men dressed in business attire stand in the snow in front of logs cut as part of W.L.L. & T. logging operations.

Photograph

Unidentified Singer

Date:  

Description: Portrait of man smoking a pipe. Probably Robert A. Steinbach (b.1887?), a singer of German folk songs, who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thom...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: As part of a campaign photo shoot, Laurence Day gives candidate David R. Obey a tour of his dairying operation in Marathon County. Day was both a dairy far...

Photograph

Family Automobile

Date: 1910 after

Description: Winter scene with Dr. Joseph Smith and his wife, Mary E. Smith, sitting in an automobile parked in front of a house. Snow is on the ground and the automob...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Businessmen visiting a log drive down the Wisconsin River. One man wearing a vest sits in a boat holding a peavey hook over his shoulder. Other men wearing...

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