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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.

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Date: 1909 

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

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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

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...

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: 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:  date unknown

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

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: 1885 

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 2.

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