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Postcard

Views of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Multiples views of Haugen, including a church, a school with a group of students posed outside, and a train.

Date: 1922-06-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view towards a crowd of men gathered in front of a dentist building. John J. Blaine, Wisconsin's 24th governor stands speaking near the e...

Photograph

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.

Photograph

Long Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dam and cottages at Long Lake. The structures are made of wood, with outbuildings visible in the foreground. Tree-covered hills stand in th...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View down street of commercial buildings. Text on back reads: "A friendly city of prosperous, industrious people in a farming and vacationers' paradise. 'T...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and roads. There is a body of water on the left.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior view of Rice Lake City Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A vine-covered arched trellis with a yoke hanging from it is over the path leading into the camp. A camp building is in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from unpaved street towards the Methodist Church, shown in an oval frame in the center of a white postcard. There are two houses in the background on...

Postcard

Hotel Barron

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from street of the exterior view of a hotel, mostly obscured by trees. A horse and carriage with its driver and passengers is parked...

Date: 1908 

Description: View of the Methodist Episcopal church.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men gathered around the entrance to a church where a meeting of the State Agricultural Association has been held.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of the exterior of St. Matthews Lutheran Church.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: First Lutheran Church, Elm and 8th Avenue. Text on back reads: "Congregation organized 1882. Church was dedicated April 21st, 1963. Affiliated with the Ame...

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1927 

Description: A log cabin, which features a screened-in porch and attic door.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Photographic collage postcard of scenes of Cumberland. The lettering in the center reads: "Greetings from Cumberland, Wis." Individual scenes are: High Sch...

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