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Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of the public school, a large two-story brick building with a belfry. Young trees lining the pathway to the entrance.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Postcard

Tornado Damage

Date: 1924 

Description: Damage caused by a tornado to a barn near Reseburg. The caption notes that the farm was rented and that "moonshine" was being made there. Some locals at t...

Date: 1913-04-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Soo Line train crossing a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The three x's indicate places where the bridge had been damaged by...

Date: 1937-10-18 

Description: Elevated exterior view of the H.P. Ghent woodworking shop. A horse stands in the grass near a shoreline on the right, and a wagon parked near the shop bear...

Date: 1942 

Description: Two men involved in a scrap drive stand near the door of an International Harvester dealership. There are posters in the window. Next to the man on the rig...

Date: 1895 

Description: Purebred Shire and Cleveland bay mares graze on the Neillsville Stock Farm, with haystacks, barn, and a large stripped tree in the center.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sawmill with trees, stumps, and lumber in the snow.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Photograph

Scene at Thorp

Date: 1927 

Description: A street scene with the train depot on the left. An automobile parked on the street side. A seed store on the next block with someone entering it. There is...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of downtown Thorp. Lampposts lining the street on both sides. Cars parked at the curbs on both sides. A couple cars driving away down the street. On...

Date: 1990-05-12 

Description: Wisconsin Adjutant General Jerald Slack cuts the ribbon to dedicate a new armory. With him (left) are Abbotsford Mayor, Duane Grube, and Congressman David...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Joseph Steinwand Cheese Factory, with a windmill and scrap lumber scattered along the fence.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a Catholic church. View of front of the church with the altar and religious icons. There are ornate designs near the ceiling and the arch to th...

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