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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: 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...

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: 1885 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Farmland covered in a spring frost.

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

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

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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.

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...

Date: 1960 

Description: This manuscript map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, lakes and streams, "Chippewa trails, Indian trails" Indian villages and...

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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...

Photograph

Senior Center Lunch

Date: 1979-01 ca.

Description: Lunch at a Senior Center.

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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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: 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...

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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

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