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Photograph

Oconto Harbor

Date: 1957-12-17 

Description: View across icy water towards shipping boats in harbor. Trees are along the right shoreline, houses and buildings are along the left shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of adults posing in front of a brick house. The house has a patterned design on the exterior. Below the peak of the roof,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view down the street towards the central business district; a post office, a gas pump and a bar. Two cars, a truck and some people ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of group of people posing in front of a two-story wooden home with a large porch on which American Flags are displayed. A windmill st...

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a train stopped at the Chicago & North West railroad station. A small group of people stand in the grass waiting beside the tracks...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys posing with horses and horse-drawn vehicles in front of the Baudhuin and Svoboda store. There is a Post Office sign on the building.

Postcard

Church of Christ

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and the first building erected in Americ...

Date: 1964-10 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, crowd of people (children) walking into church.

Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings along Main Street. A tavern sits next to a general store with a gas pump on the corner. Two automobiles are parked outsi...

Photograph

Opera House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Opera House. Today this building is the Town Hall.

Photograph

Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Farnsworth Public Library exterior. The building is constructed of stone and brick; columns and a pediment frame the main entrance. A girl w...

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Photograph

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the court house facade featuring a domed clock tower. The structure is made of stone and has rounded windows, steeply-pitched dormers, and an a...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view from road of a building. Signs indicate that the Post Office and Fire Marshall can be found within. Two automobiles are parke...

Date: 1870 after

Description: Three cottages sit near the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point. Small docks with boats are visible in the middle ground of the image. A wo...

Photograph

Green Bay Channel

Date: 1960-07-21 

Description: View from Oconto looking out into Green Bay Channel, which is often too shallow between the log pilings and lighthouse. Boats and docks are docked along th...

Date: 1886 after

Description: A view of the First Christian Science Church entrance and side. Vertical siding covers the structure and latticework and chevron stripes decorate the buil...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library in Oconto. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by a donation of $15,000 from Mrs. George Farnsworth. A...

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