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Grove of Trees

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

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 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: 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: 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...

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Date: 1952-06-02 

Description: This map shows five types of districts, as well as streets, railroads, water works buildings, and parks. The bottom left of the map has a key of district t...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

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: 1944-02-04 

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

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: 1909 

Description: This 1909 map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, settlers houses, schools, churches, saw...

Photograph

Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows soil types, the township and range grid, sections, settlers houses, schools, churches, saw mills, tanneries, ro...

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...

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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: 1885 

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

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