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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...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1904 

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

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 2.

Photograph

Abandoned Barn

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View of an abandoned farm and bare trees. Another small outbuilding is further down the hill on the left.

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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 5.

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Rib Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color map of Rib Lake, Wisconsin.

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...

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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...

Photograph

Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 3.

Date: 1930 

Description: This map shows communities, state roads, county roads, railroads, lakes and rivers in the county. Areas marked in red are lands tax deeded to the county.

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

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...

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