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Description: Colorized postcard depicting an elevated view looking north down Main Street. There is a streetcar and two horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground.

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Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. The library opened in 1903 funded with a gift from Isaac Stephenson of $30,000. Reverse of mounting cardboa...

Photograph

Three Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills and a saw graphic. The sawmills pictured are R.W. Merryman and Co.'s Mill (top), Sawyer & Goodman Co.'s...

Photograph

City Water Co.

Date: 1930 

Description: Front view of pump room, side of part of Boiler Room.

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Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. Library furniture, bookshelves, a picture display and a door are visible. A note on the cardboard backing r...

Photograph

Beer Drinkers

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men near the Koss railroad depot, the majority of whom are seated on the ground. One of the men is sitting on a piano stool. To the right of the...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The fisheries in Marinette.

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Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. The library opened in 1903 funded with a gift from Isaac Stephenson of $30,000. Reverse of cardboard backin...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior of Post Office.

Photograph

Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills with decorative graphics. The mills are N. Ludington Co.'s Old White Mill (top), the H. Witbeck Co.'s Mi...

Photograph

Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871 

Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.

Photograph

Squash Harvest

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman stands amid a patch of squash plants and displays a large squash in Marinette County.

Postcard

Lauerman's Store

Date: 1914 before

Description: Exterior view of Lauerman's Store with pennant strings hanging on the building and a U.S. flag flying on the roof. A large group of people congregate in th...

Map or Atlas

Marinette Wisconsin

Date: 1912 

Description: Shows wards, sections, plat additions, selected buildings, churches, schools, and manufacturing companies. "We have revised this map from H. McCallum’s 189...

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Stephenson Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Stephenson Public Library." The library is a cut stone buildin...

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Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. Reverse on the cardboard backing reads: "Built 1903, cost $30,000, Patton, Miller, Chicago, arch." In the f...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1871 

Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.

Postcard

A Log Jam

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Description: A colorized postcard depicting a log jam scene with industrial buildings in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Peshtigo Company sawmill including the old wooden dam in the foreground. There are logs in the water on the left.

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