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A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

Read about the dream of successful farming in northern Wisconsin in 1895.

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Loading Cranberries

Date: 1934-09 

Description: A crew of agricultural workers loads boxes of cranberries for transport to the drying sheds.

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View of Town

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the town as it appeared before the fire of 1894.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Price County Jail.

Date: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1888 

Description: This late 19th century map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows landownership and waterfront acreages, the township and range system, towns, cities and villag...

Date: 1986 

Description: This late 1980s map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows facilities and lands open for public recreation, hunter walking trails and ski trails, campgrounds, b...

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Main Street

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street with storefronts, including a restaurant and meat market.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of several sculptures, including depictions of people, angels, and various animals in Fred Smith's Concrete Park.

Date: 1938-06 

Description: Construction of a leadgate to control the water flow in a new cranberry section at the Cranberry Lake Development Company in Price County.

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Prentice, Wisconsin, with a banner that reads "Post Office" in red letters, and an eagle perched on a shield with stars an...

Date: 1915-07-07 

Description: Ink on tracing cloth. Includes signed certifications from the surveyor, notary public, and Wisconsin Realty Company. From the E.P. Sherry papers relating...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of a Presbyterian Church and parsonage. *See note.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Price County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

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Business District

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down street of business district.

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John Hartman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose outside the home of John Hartman. The caption reads, "This view, taken from the garden, shows the home of John Hartman, near Phi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Rebuilding of homes and barns after the fire in 1894.

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Park Falls VFW

Date: 1994-07-04 

Description: Members of the Park Falls chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the community Fourth of July ceremony.

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