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Photograph

Senior Bus

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Bus operated by the Portage County Commission on Aging and its driver. The bus took senior citizens to lunch at the Senior Center and provided other servic...

Date:  before

Description: Exterior of the Carnegie Public Library, built in 1903 after the receipt of a 1902 Carnegie Grant. A set of stairs leads from the sidewalk to the main ent...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View taken from the Paper Mill Road, across the Wisconsin River and toward the city. On the bank, small boats can be seen. The city's water tower and smo...

Photograph

Strong's Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, a residential area. A house with large columns stands on the left along with other residences.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking west.

Date: 1966-12-12 

Description: Texaco Oil service station, apparently built from a war surplus quonset hut-style building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street at Prentice. A man walks down the sidewalk across the street from residences. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Postcard

Mill Street

Date: 1920-08-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of Mill Street. Town businesses, including a clothing and tailoring store, line the right side of the street looking towards a reside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Construction workers stand on the Soo Line Railroad Bridge over the Wisconsin River. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, taken from Main Street. An automobile drives past other parked cars and storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Michael's Hospital, founded in 1913 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother. A baby carriage stands near the bottom of the steps at the h...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Polish immigrant women at the Market Square wearing traditional, national clothing. In the background are brick buildings. A sign on one building reads, "C...

Date: 1908-02-20 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the one-story, white English Methodist Church with belfry and steeple. Snow covers the street outside the church.

Date: 1967 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm worker union members at a Bancroft baseball game. Children sit on top of a chicken coop to watch. Adult men ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages use a wagon bridge to cross the Wisconsin River. A boat can be seen below the bridge on the river bank.

Date: 1967-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of 150 workers rallying as a part of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) protest against poor working conditions of migrant farm workers in the S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons and people line the street next to local businesses, including the post office and hardware stor...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1926 

Description: Public school and grounds. There is a slide on the lawn on the right. A dirt path leads up to the stairs to the entrance.

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the Jackson Milling Company, the Green Bay railroad tracks, and the Wisconsin Central railroad tracks.

Date:  

Description: Exterior of Portage County Courthouse, built in 1868. Stairs lead to the main entrance of the stone building and a monument and cannon stand on the lawn....

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