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Date: 1909 

Description: This 1909 map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, settlers houses, schools, churches, saw...

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Grove of Trees

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Grove of trees in a flooded area from a late snow melt.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: Five deer hunters pose at a camp next to deer carcasses hung up on a log pole.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 2.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows soil types, the township and range grid, sections, settlers houses, schools, churches, saw mills, tanneries, ro...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date: 1911-01-25 before

Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Old house with melting snow dripping from the roof.

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Senior Center Lunch

Date: 1979-01 ca.

Description: Lunch at a Senior Center.

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School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The U.S. Leather Co. tannery in Medford.

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Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Medford, before the great fire of May 28, 1885.

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Men Clearing Stumps

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: Clearing stumps with a stump machine on the farm of Christopher Paustenbach, three miles east of Medford, Taylor County.

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Hemlock Bark

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...

Date: 1960 

Description: This manuscript map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, lakes and streams, "Chippewa trails, Indian trails" Indian villages and...

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff, not long after being released from a Japanese military prison in China.

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