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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card created to advertize land in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: STREET SCENE IN MEDFORD, TAYLOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN. - This view of one of...

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Date: 1960 

Description: This manuscript map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, lakes and streams, "Chippewa trails, Indian trails" Indian villages and...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 3.

Date: 1935 before

Description: Russ Edlerkin, Army Chief Clerk in shorts and tank top; unknown Army Chief Clerk holding two trophy cups; unknown F.S. Clerk holding two trophy cups; and u...

Photograph

Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1968 

Description: State Representatives David Obey and Joe Sweda facing each other at a press conference. The sign behind them reads, "Governor's Expenses Soar Under Knowles...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff, not long after being released from a Japanese military prison in China.

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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 5.

Map or Atlas

Map of Rib Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color map of Rib Lake, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The U.S. Leather Co. tannery in Medford.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Photograph

Log Driving Crew

Date: 1910 

Description: Logging crew standing on planks and logs possibly in a sorting works on the Yellow River. One man holds a ledger and the others hold long cant hooks.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

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