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Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of courthouse with trees.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: This house was located among the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Here H√∂lzlhuber and his companions took shelter in an uncomfortable stable one night, after an...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: South side of Madison Avenue.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of various businesses on Main Street, including a drug store on the right side.

Date: 1955 

Description: This 1950s tourist brochure features a map of Burnett County, Wisconsin, and northern Polk County which shows highways and roads, railroads, landmarks, and...

Date: 1867 

Description: This 1867 map shows the Chippewa River in northern Chippewa County, Wisconsin, from just north of Cornell to Jim Falls. Covering portions of the towns of A...

Date: 1991 

Description: This 1991 map of Burnett County, Wisconsin, shows Governor Knowles State Forest, wildlife areas, public hunting grounds, and other outdoor recreation facil...

Photograph

Bar and Bartenders

Date: 1886 

Description: Saloon interior of two bartenders standing behind the bar. On the bar is a variety of glassware and bottles. On the wall behind the bar are three large mir...

Date: 1895-09-28 ca.

Description: Five-acre cabbage field of Martin Anderson near Grantsburg, with several frame houses in the background. Mr. Anderson holds a prize-winning head of cabbage...

Photograph

Two Male Singers

Date: 1946-08-11 

Description: Unidentified man and Orrin Olson (b. 1911?), singers of Swedish songs who recorded for Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1978 ca.

Description: David Obey (2nd from right) and Harvey Dueholm (left) visit O'Mally's Manufacturing.

Date: 1916-07 

Description: St. Croix Ojibwa Chief Ma-Ko-day (Chief Peter Bearheart) and his wife, grandson, and another unidentified person in front of their birch hut located in the...

Photograph

Starch Factory

Date: 1895-09-28 

Description: Elevated view of wagons filled with potatoes parked near a starch factory. In 1895, 125,000 bushels of potatoes were converted into starch. Railroad tracks...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Saint Croix Ojibwa man, bare-chested, wearing a feather war bonnet.

Photograph

Mound at Trade Lake

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Three men and two women sit on top of a mound near Trade Lake.

Date: 1967-06-05 

Description: Mike Cotch standing holding a provoloni with other shapes of provolone cheese including salomini, salame, and madget hanging from the ceiling at the Burnet...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Photograph

Mound on Trade Lake

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man sits on top of a mound near Trade Lake.

Date: 1946-08-11 

Description: Ruth Olson (Mrs. Alf Olson) and Alice Carlson (Mrs. Gideon Carlson), singers of Swedish songs recorded by Helene Stratman-Thomas. Ruth and Alice were siste...

Photograph

Mound at Round Lake

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Three men and four children stand on top of a mound near Round Lake.

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