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Obey and Farmers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posed with dairy farmers as part of a photo shoot for his first campaign for Congress. The farmer in the center is Laurence Day, a farmer-Sta...

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...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...

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.


Speaker Wright

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speaker of the House Jim Wright (in profile) speaking to members of the audience at Wausau's Better Way Club. Next to Wright is Congressman David R. Obey,...

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

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (right) hits the pavement in Marathon with aide Tom Springer. Hack's Diner, run by Alfred Hack, was a popular local hangout.

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...


Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith reads at his desk in his office in the Wisconsin Valley Trust Building.

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.

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

Date: 1980-10-20 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two women and one man in street clothes and wearing hats posing among the logs of a large log jam on the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1914-02 

Description: Several loggers stand next to a log cabin while a few are sitting on the roof of the cabin during a snowstorm.


Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

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

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: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...


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: 1895 

Description: Wisconsin Supreme Court in session at the second hearing of the trial of Emery, Lord and Houston for murder. The case also had two Circuit Court hearings.<...

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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