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Paper Mill Workers

Date: 1969-01 

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

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: 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...

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Description: Letterhead of Carl Stargardt, bridge contractor in Athens, Wisconsin, with two-color illustrations in brown and green inks of an automobile heading toward...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posing with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill in Brokaw, WI, during his first campaign for Congress.

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...

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: 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: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey introduces a local resident (back to camera), to President Jimmy Carter. Many photographers stand around the edge of the group and a...

Photograph

Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

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

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter speaks to a small group of well wishers while Congressman David R. Obey looks on. Photographers are in the crowd. The space is decor...

Photograph

Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.

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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...

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...

Photograph

Engine No. 207

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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...

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.

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...

Photograph

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...

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