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Date: 1921 before

Description: Warmly-dressed school children riding on the running boards of Theta Mead's car. There is a large building and probably a flag pole in the background.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1984 

Description: Loyal Democrats sit at a table while calling to remind local residents of the upcoming Merrill rally, at which both Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro ap...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior of the National Bank of Merrill.

Map or Atlas

Village of Gleason

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: This map of the Village of Gleason shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, churches, schools, and part of Prairie River. The bottom left of...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An aerial view of a neighborhood in Merrill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Bradley Park, named in 1910 after the consolidation of 105 acres previously referred to as Prospect Point and Hog's Back. A man observes men boati...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Shows what is currently Lincoln County and portions of Vilas, Oneida, Iron, and Langlade counties. Includes manuscript annotations of marked land tracts.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Catholic church, parsonage, and hospital.

Date: 1934 

Description: Interior view towards the front of the Lincoln County Court.

Photograph

Hello, Merrill

Date: 1984-09-03 

Description: A brief shower failed to dampen the enthusiasm of Democratic Presidential candidate Walter Mondale and Vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro during...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Theta Mead standing next to her car on a rural dirt road holding a book under her arm.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three children peek out of the door of a log cabin. There is an ash can to the right of the door.

Photograph

Town of Irma

Date: 1900 

Description: The town buildings in Irma. Many stumps and milled logs are visible in the foreground.

Date: 1895-09-23 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands near a herd of Jersey dairy cattle grazing in the barnyard of W.H. Bradley.

Photograph

Testimonial Dinner

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey speaking at a testimonial dinner marking the first anniversary of his election to Congress. To his right is Mayor Ralph...

Photograph

Kaminski Wreck

Date: 1914-07-04 

Description: The wreck of John Kaminski's plane, where he had been scheduled to fly at the Fourth of July festivities.

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...

Photograph

Trolley

Date: 1930-02-27 

Description: Six men posing with the first trackless trolley. Wisconsin Valley Electric Company #4.

Photograph

Prospect Point

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man boats near the shoreline at Prospect Point. Prospect Point consolidated with Hog's Back in 1910 to form 105 acres of land and was renamed Bradley Pa...

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