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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...

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Abe Eaton

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card showing the abundance of oats in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Abe Eaton holding a rake in his tall fields. His hat rests on the s...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys pose around a threshing steam tractor. Oliver Johnson is in the foreground. John Bergeson and Art(?) are on top of the stack. Henning Bergeson...

Photograph

Concrete Sculpture

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Close-up view of one of the many concrete sculptures in "Fred Smith's Concrete Museum."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional cards created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The image depicts Conrad Flicker and his family standing in...

Date: 1934-01 

Description: Aerial view of a forest with a river running through it.

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...

Photograph

Loading Cranberries

Date: 1934-09 

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

Photograph

The Hay Crop

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the large amounts of hay that can be growth in northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men posing on and beside a wagon ca...

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...

Map or Atlas

Price County Wisconsin

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map of Price County shows roads, railroads, schools, churches, and cemeteries. Townships are labelled, as well as some points of interest. There appea...

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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...

Photograph

Rail Yard at Depot

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.

Photograph

School Group

Date:  

Description: Conservationist Sigurd Olson (front row, left) posed with his class, probably at Prentice, Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Price County Jail.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (left) and back (right) of a promotional card advertising farming land in northern Wisconsin.

The caption below the image reads: "A typical cou...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A public school established in 1896.

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Park Hotel in winter. A man on the left is carrying a sled piled with firewood.

Date: 1994-07-05 

Description: As a boy scout raises the flag, the people in attendance at the Park Falls Fourth of July celebration recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Congressman David R....

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