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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...

Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Phillips Fire Historic Marker

Date: 1964-12-09 

Description: Mrs. James Sima, a child when the Phillips Fire of 1894 raged, standing next to the historical marker documenting the horrific fire.

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1910 

Description: This map is ink on paper. Shows Bruce’s proposed railway route and Moon’s railroad survey route along the Flambeau River, in parts of Lake and Eisenstein t...

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Description: Letterhead of the Price County Treasurer's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building, and people walking and children playing outside. Text...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: View from railroad tracks of the Flambeau Milling Company Plant.

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...

A Hand-Book for the Homeseeker

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

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.

Date: 1961 

Description: Map of the Town of Preble, Brown County, Wisconsin, showing land ownership by name, subdivisions, roads and streets, railroads, and local businesses.

Date: 1914 

Description: This map of Price County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows land for sale by the Homemaker Land Company of Milwaukee. The township and range sys...

Date: 1897-07 

Description: A promotional card displaying a man in overalls standing by his large rye crops, near the road.

The caption reads, "This view made from a photograph take...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This map of Price County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, high...

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Concrete sculpture museum. Caption on negative jacket reads, "Fred Smith's Concrete Museum. Mr. Smith builds these figures of wooden armature covered with...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of a church and what appears to be the adjoining rectory.

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