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Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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East Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down East Main Street. Cars are parked on either side of the street and two cars drive by storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Consolidated Water Power and Paper Company, built in 1918. The view from a bank of the Wisconsin River shows the company building and dam....

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior view of the University of Wisconsin library with two individuals sitting on its front steps.

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Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls and hat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Plover River and dam. Factory buildings, barns, and residences are visible along the river's opposite bank.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street in a residential area. The street consisted of asphaltic concrete on old macadam.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. Cars are parked on either side of the street, and two cars drive by storefronts. On the left stands the Citizens National Bank, bu...

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Girls Feeding Pigs

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Description: Three young women feed the pigs on a Portage County farm, a livestock project under the direction of an agricultural extension representative. The caption...

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Description: Interior view of the Stevens Point Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by a $22,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie. The children's Roo...

Date: 1971 

Description: Spiritland Cafe, a restaurant located in a former church, with the cemetery in the background. The restaurant was located on CTH D in Portage County.

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the State Normal School at Stevens Point, which opened in 1894. The main entrance flanked by columns and a central cupola can be seen, along wi...

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:  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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1913-11-22 

Description: Elevated view down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons line both sides of the road which is covered with puddles, mud and snow.

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Business Section

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street. Cars are parked on either side of the street and two cars drive by storefronts. Citizens National Bank, built in 1893, stands to the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of River Pine Sanitarium, which opened in 1906. A dirt driveway leads past the sanitarium building which features a porch with outdoor furniture....

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Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of an island crowded with trees. Buildings can be seen on the shore beyond the island.

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