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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The buildings of the Grand Rapids Milling Company.
Description: Close-up of the glider being developed for the military by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company.
Date: date unknown
Description: Scene on the Wisconsin River with a bridge visible in the distance.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Informal portrait of a Potawatomi woman, Kikyako, seated on a bench wearing a beaded necklace. A man stands in the doorway of a wigwam in the background.
Date: 1940 after
Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...
Description: Located at 329 Front Street, this structure hosted its grand-opening celebration in 1931. The special was not discounted gasoline or oil but chicken and ba...
Description: Green Elm Road Bridge over the east fork of Hemlock Creek, showing the rocks used to prevent erosion.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Old Mission church on Madeline Island.
Description: This 1878 map of Wood County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, landownership, roads, railr...
Description: Group picture of some employees of the Consoweld Company (formerly the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper): Front row, left to right: John O'Leary, To...
Description: Employees of the Consolidated Paper Company Plastics Division constructing the floors of lightweight gliders to be used by the military.
Description: Alternate view of the glider being developed by the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company of Wisconsin Rapids for the military.
Description: Outdoor portrait of a man standing near a spring in a wooded area surrounded by a wooden fence. He wears coveralls and holds two pails with a yoke over his...
Description: This map is a photocopy of a map that has been hand-colored and shows streets, the Wisconsin River, Mill Pond, and points of interest that include a school...
Description: Welcoming future customers to their new station, Carl Miller and Joe Walloch held a grand-opening in August 1940. The special: seven gallons of Pennant gas...
Description: Workers at the Plastics Division of the Consolidated Papers Company of Wisconsin Rapids handling sheets of the paper-based plastic laminate manufactured by...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, looking north, with six vignettes of east and west side of Central Ave, between 3rd and 4th, 2nd and 3rd, and Railroad and 2n...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: 90,000 feet of pine logs floating in the storage/sorting pond at the Arpin Lumber Company sawmill. The sawmill and other buildings are in the background. O...
Description: German Prisoner of War stationed in Wisconsin Rapids working on the A.E. Bennett and Sons Cranberry Marsh. He is spraying the cranberry crop with either an...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Looking south down Central Avenue.
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