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Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Old house with melting snow dripping from the roof.

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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

Date: 1911-01-25 before

Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 5.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Farmland covered in a spring frost.

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Men Clearing Stumps

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: Clearing stumps with a stump machine on the farm of Christopher Paustenbach, three miles east of Medford, Taylor County.

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Reverse of photograph reads: "Medford Wis, Feb 1917." On the left a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the do...

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...

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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: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Medford, before the great fire of May 28, 1885.

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Grove of Trees

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Grove of trees in a flooded area from a late snow melt.

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Out for Lunch

Date: 1979 

Description: The driver helps a senior citizen board the bus after a lunch at the Medford Senior Center.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 2.

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...

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Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: Five deer hunters pose at a camp next to deer carcasses hung up on a log pole.

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Library funded with a $6,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. On the right a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the...

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