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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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A promotional card displaying a populated village street near a lake in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photography reads: "RIB LAKE, TAYLOR C...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 3.

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: This map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, creameries and cheese fact...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

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: 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: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, land sold by t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Rib Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color map of Rib Lake, Wisconsin.

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:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Out for Lunch

Date: 1979 

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

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