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View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view across street of the facades of furniture and clothing shops.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Members of the family of Dr. Joseph Smith, seated on the porch.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four women seated as a small picnic party in a wooded area. Jane Ashmun and Harriet Millard are seated on the left. One of Jane Ashmun's daughters is seate...

Date: 1949-02-19 

Description: Rib Mountain Ski Lodge. There are a number of skiers on the left, and people stand near the lodge. Cars are parked on the right.

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Kids Drawing

Date: 1964-05-02 

Description: Sitting on the school lawn, students draw Highway 51, Marathon Mill, Rib mountain and the Wisconsin river.

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High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of high school.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wausau Sand Paper Company, about 1903-1905, at Second and Thomas streets.

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Knowlton House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A photographic postcard of "The Old Tavern" built at Knowlton in 1849. It is a large wooden classical revival style building. A dog joins a group of peopl...

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Big Bull Falls

Date: 1916 

Description: Water of Big Bull Falls or the Wisconsin River rapidly flows underneath two railroad bridges. Pedestrians cross the bridges while peering over at the over...

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Gopher Honey Tester

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gopher standing up on hind legs while chewing on a small twig. Lewis Francisco's "Honey Tester."

Caption reads: "This is Billy, the Honey Tester. He belo...

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter shaking hands in Wausau, while the Secret Service (left) keeps watch.

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Side view of Bessie Gordon at the organ.

Date: 1915 

Description: View of the Marathon Paper Mills from across the river.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Marathon County Courty House.

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Round Barn

Date: 1895 

Description: Exterior view of the round, large frame barn of Chas. Tisch. A man in a carriage and a team of horses wearing fly-nets poses in front. On the right a man a...

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Family Drive

Date: 1916-05-30 

Description: Family of four seated in a Hudson automobile parked on the side of a tree-lined country road.

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Third Street Parade

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View looking South down Third Street near Scott. The street is filled with a large crowd, bikes and automobiles. Banners and flags are along the sidewalk i...

Date: 1960 

Description: The Mosinee Paper Company.

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Baseball in Wausau

Date: 1905 after

Description: Young boys playing baseball on a baseball field. One of the boys is running towards first base after hitting the ball, while another boy, in the infield, a...

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