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Date:  

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...

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.

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.

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.

Date:  

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: 1925 ca.

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

Date:  

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

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: 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: Logging crew and horses posed in snow.

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...

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

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...

Photograph

Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.

Photograph

Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

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

Photograph

Dr. Joseph Smith

Date: 1913 ca.

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

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: 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...

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: 1914-02 ca.

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

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