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Date:  date unknown

Description: Deceased body of a man in coffin.

Photograph

Rural Farm

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man leaning against a split-rail fence. A farmhouse and several farm buildings stand along the far parameter of the fence.

Date: 1939 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Superfine Marathon Beer, Marathon City Brewing Company." In the foreground of the im...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the First National Bank. There are people standing on the pavement outside the bank with a horse-drawn carriage parked on the street.

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.

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.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man working the gate of a split-rail fence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Logging crew and horses posed in snow.

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

Photograph

Rock Quarry

Date:  

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

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith poses with friends next to a tree along a rivers edge.

Photograph

Dam in Wausau

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View down riverbank towards dam of a river around Wausau. Two men and a limber (two-wheeled cart) are near the rivers edge. A man, perhaps a construction w...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: John Nutter, Undersheriff of Marathon County. He may have played a role in the sweeping raid on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest warrants were f...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two logging workers pose with their team of horses who are hitched to a go-devil, used for skidding logs to a road or landing.

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: 1906 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn load of 6000 ft. of pine logs, accompanied by a cornet player and two women, at the Weinkauf & Co. timber lands.

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: 1979 

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

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