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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...


Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

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


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...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Mrs. John Endres feeding the chickens in the farmyard with her dog.



Date: 1908 

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

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.

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.


Railroad Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks towards the railroad depot. The employees posed in front of the depot are identified only by their last names, left to right: L...

Date: 1980-09 

Description: View down tracks of a repair crew working on Milwaukee Road tracks, near Rothschild, using a crane to help lift a rail. An unidentified highway bridge over...

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...


Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1884 

Description: Men posed in front of and on top of a building at Plant One of the Curtis and Yale Co. Some of the men stand with bicycles.

Date: 1914-02 ca.

Description: Loggers move logs onto a horse-drawn wagon in the snow.

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...


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.


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...

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.

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