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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

Date: 1926 

Description: Group portrait of schoolchildren with an adult female in a forest setting.

Photograph

Old Mill

Date: 1924 

Description: The Humbird Roller Mill surrounded by rural landscape. A man leads on a porch beam as he poses for the picture.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Blue Moon Foods, Inc., of Thorp, Wisconsin, with a border of waves, a blue sailboat, and a blue moon, and a wheel of Gold-N-Rich cheese, and...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of a typical logging scene, showing a wagon, logs on the ground and two buildings.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of downtown Thorp. Lampposts lining the street on both sides. Cars parked at the curbs on both sides. A couple cars driving away down the street. On...

Date: 1880 

Description: This 1880 map of Clark County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, rivers and lakes, dams...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the Fairchild & Northeastern steam locomotive pulling a load of logs over the Black River bridge near Greenwood. A man is standing o...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This early-20th century map of Clark County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, wagon roads, railroads, settlers,...

Photograph

Reed School

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Reed School teacher, Mrs. Orvilla Zillic, and her 17 students pose for a photograph. Built in 1915, the school became the Wisconsin Historical Society's 10...

Date: 1942 

Description: Two men involved in a scrap drive stand near the door of an International Harvester dealership. There are posters in the window. Next to the man on the rig...

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a Catholic church. View of front of the church with the altar and religious icons. There are ornate designs near the ceiling and the arch to th...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The family whose farm was the location where the alleged murderers were captured is pictured left to right: Anthony Pomputis, a friend of Robert Winslow, (...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indoor group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Luell's Orchestra consisting of five men. Each member holds an instrument and there are several oth...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Map or Atlas

Map of Owen

Date: 1905 

Description: This blueprint map shows land parcels and roads. The map includes manuscript annotations in what appears to be red pencil.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

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