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Photograph

John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of several buildings in Prairie Farm.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, houses,...

Date: 1927 

Description: Lake view from the shore. A man, son, and two dogs stand at the dock. A herd of swans bathe nearby.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a street in Prairie Farm, lined with multiple buildings on either side.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Photograph

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Date: 1927 

Description: A log cabin, which features a screened-in porch and attic door.

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Photograph

Train Depot

Date: 1924 

Description: The Cameron train depot near the Cameron Hotel and the Forsyth Construction Company. Two men stand by the platform.

Date: 1940-09-01 

Description: An exhibit at the Barron County Fair about the care of premature infants.

Postcard

Narrows Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Narrows Bridge with a group of people beside it in a boat.

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm. Includes additional buildings.

Date: 1882 

Description: This 1882 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, wagon roads, railroads, schools, dwellings, and l...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men, women and children holding boxes and pails in the forest. Original caption reads: "VI Drive to W.S.; Chippewa blueberry pickers." The photograph is pa...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down a street with stores and shops. The stores include: Koffee Kup Kafe, Hotel East, Boortz Garage, a hardware store, and the State & County Deposi...

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

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