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Candidate Laird

Date: 1966-11-01 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman Melvin Laird distributing his campaign literature outside the Marathon Electric plant gate.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posing in front of Curtis and Yale Co. Plant one. A number of workers are looking out from windows in the building. Other workers pose on a wa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men gathered at the bar in McGlaughlin and Reynolds Bros. Saloon. There is a young boy standing on the bar, as well as a dog sitting on the bar. O...

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Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Photograph

Paper Mill Workers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey speaks with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill during his first campaign for Congress.

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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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Logging crew and horses posed in snow.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...

Photograph

Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1979 

Description: Press photographers set up their equipment in the press area before they cover a visit by President Jimmy Carter. A scoreboard hangs on the wall in the bac...

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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...

Photograph

Engine No. 207

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

Piling Cut Grains

Date: 1913 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Campaign Shoot

Date: 1994 

Description: Filming a campaign spot for Congressman David R. Obey (left), probably in the Wausau Family Practice Center. Health care and its associated costs were an i...

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Description: A man is sweeping the bunk house at Hatton Lumber Company Camp.

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