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Grove of Trees

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Grove of trees in a flooded area from a late snow melt.

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Farmland covered in a spring frost.

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: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 3.

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Senior Center Lunch

Date: 1979-01 ca.

Description: Lunch at a Senior Center.

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff, not long after being released from a Japanese military prison in China.

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: 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...

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: 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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 4.

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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...

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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: 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...

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