1 2
.

Date: 1924 

Description: A sign north of Shawano marks the Military Road, built 1864-1871, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Marquette, Michigan. In 1924 the Wisconsin portion of the r...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view down center of unpaved street in the central business district of a small town. A group of people are gathered in front of the shop...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view across street towards the Herman Smith Saloon storefront, with a man and two dogs on the sidewalk in front. A horse and buggy ar...

Photograph

Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1912 

Description: Main Street Shawano with a trolley going down the street.

Postcard

Hotel Gueller

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from street of a hotel on a snowy day.

Date:  

Description: Two men in a forest are pouring maple sap into metal barrels and buckets at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm. One man is standing in the back of the traile...

Photograph

Shawano Airport

Date: 1951 

Description: Shawano Municipal Airport and airport managers Jack and Dorothy Wussow. In 1954 the Wussows gave up cold weather flying to become managers of an airport i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from the end of the public dock looking inland.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stacks of logs are in the foreground with a man in a hat near the river. There is a chimney billowing smoke near the factory.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: "Out for a Spin," a postcard from Bonduel, Wisconsin, showing a man driving an early open automobile with a railroad overpass behind him.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men stand in the snow in front of the Wisconsin & Northern Railroad engine #2 (the second locomotive with this number) in the woods on the Menominee...

Map or Atlas

City of Shawano

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, and Wolf Lake. An index of streets is also included.

Date: 1834 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.

Postcard

School House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of a school with the students gathered on the board sidewalk. Adults are gathered near the front steps of the entrance to the school...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Rural Route No. 3 in Bonduel, Wisconsin, with a man driving a U.S. R.F.D. mail wagon along a road by a fenced yard, a barn, and a mailbox. Pr...

Date: 1948 

Description: This blue line print map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, buildings, streets, railroads, and the Wolf River.

Photograph

Loading Big Log

Date: 1936 

Description: Loading a large white pine log cut on the Menominee Indian Reservation onto a truck. The log was hauled to the Wisconsin State Fair for a display about th...

Photograph

Round House

Date: 1924 

Description: View down side of railroad tracks of two trains entering a Chicago and North Western Railway roundhouse. A man in overalls stands near the tracks.

1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.