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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.

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Date:  date unknown

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

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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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: 1960-05-10 

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

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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: 1909 

Description: Group portrait of the Married Men Baseball Team with fans in the background.

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...

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Hemlock Bark

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising the large amounts of hemlock bark in Northern Wisconsin. The image shows three men sitt...

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Senior Center Lunch

Date: 1979-01 ca.

Description: Lunch at a Senior Center.

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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.

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Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

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: 1887 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

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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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

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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.

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