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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Moffat Octagon House, erected in 1855 by Judge John S. Moffat.

Map or Atlas

St. Croix County

Date: 1939 

Description: This 1939 map of Saint Croix County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, cities and villages, and lakes and streams.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Photograph

Memorial Hospital

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior of hospital in winter, with four cars parked in front.

Date: 1942-04-29 

Description: John De Roy pulling a trailer load of scrap metal with a Farmall-H tractor. The metal was collected as part of a scrap drive.

Photograph

View

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of homes in Hika (also known as Centerville).

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Description: Probably Ernest Joseph Belisle (b. 1901), a singer who recorded for Helene Stratman-Thomas. Helene is standing on the right.

Date: 1873 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on cloth and shows lot numbers, block letters, streets, West Wis. Railway, Hudson City Mills, and Lake St. Croix. Also included are...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Date: 1942 

Description: A high school band marches down the street during MacArthur Week, a state sponsored scrap drive effort. Crowds of children and adults line both sides of th...

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas, possibly at the home of Donalda La Grandeur, a singer of French-Canadian songs who recorded for Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A firetruck with its hose hanging into the water is surrounded by debris and other wreckage left from a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Man standing around the remains of a house that has been demolished during a tornado. A man is standing near a horse on the right. In the background a smal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front of St. Croix County Insane Asylum.

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: A man stands in ten acres of flowering onion plants, planted for seed, in the Grant Bros. gardens. A horse pulls a buggy in the field in the background. Wo...

Date: 1916 

Description: Winter scene with man walking down cleared train tracks, probably the Soo Line, next to man-sized drifts of snow, with a dog on the top of a drift. Between...

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas and possibly Ernest Joseph Belisle.

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