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Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Map or Atlas

Map of Rib Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color map of Rib Lake, Wisconsin.

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: 1909 

Description: Group portrait of the Married Men Baseball Team with fans in the background.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 3.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Abandoned Barn

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View of an abandoned farm and bare trees. Another small outbuilding is further down the hill on the left.

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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: 1914 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the log storage yard at the Fountain-Campbell Company. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 2.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

Date: 1944-02-04 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: This map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, creameries and cheese fact...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

Photograph

Grove of Trees

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: This map shows communities, state roads, county roads, railroads, lakes and rivers in the county. Areas marked in red are lands tax deeded to the county.

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Reverse of photograph reads: "Medford Wis, Feb 1917." On the left a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the do...

Photograph

Log Driving Crew

Date: 1910 

Description: Logging crew standing on planks and logs possibly in a sorting works on the Yellow River. One man holds a ledger and the others hold long cant hooks.

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