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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.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1926 

Description: View of Main Street with puddles along the side of the street. Trucks and automobiles are traveling down the street, and are parked on the left. A restaura...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Stevens Point saloon owned by Albert Liss, a German immigrant. The saloon was located in the Polish North Ward known as the "Devil's...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking eastward. A drugstore and the Stevens Point Journal offices are on the right.

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:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, taken from Clark Street. Automobiles park on either side of the street near storefronts. Perpendicular to Strongs Avenue is Ma...

Date: 1986 ca.

Description: Pictorial map showing businesses with phone numbers, roads, railroads, and parks. Includes text titled "History of Portage County."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Hardware Mutual Insurance office building. The Wisconsin Retail Hardware Association and the Fire and Casualty Company opened the new thre...

Photograph

Gas for Less

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A gasoline station along US Highway 51 in Whiting, Portage County, attracted passing motorists with an attention-getting "gas for less" sign.

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:  

Description: Color photographic postcard of the business district. Local business and homes can be seen on both sides of the main road. Horse-drawn wagons are parked on...

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...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Public Library.

Photograph

McDill Pond

Date: 1958 

Description: Plover River Pond; the dam was out and the pond is dry, permitting an unusual view of the immediate area. Highway 51 and a bridge can be seen in the distan...

Photograph

Rural Intersection

Date: 1968-05-21 

Description: Rural tavern and gasoline station on STH 54.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down platform towards locomotive and train at the railroad station. There are people standing on the platform near the depot building.

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Flying A service station located on US Highway 51 in Whiting, Portage County.

Photograph

Clark Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Clark Street, a residential area. Driveways lead from the paved street to houses seen on the left among trees. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants, wearing Polish national dress, with a wagon in Market Square. Other men in the square are wearing suits, long coats, and hats. The women...

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...

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