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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: 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: 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: 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.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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 4.

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: 1885 

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

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

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.

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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 5.

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.

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: 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: 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.

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