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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:  

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: 1969-01 

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...

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.

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

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

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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: 1925 ca.

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

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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...

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: 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:  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...

Photograph

Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

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

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

Photograph

Candidate Laird

Date: 1966-11-01 

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.

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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