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Mary E. Smith

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of Mary E. Smith, taken by her husband Dr. Joseph F. Smith. Mrs. Smith is sitting in the grass, and wears an elaborate hat decorated wi...

Date: 1928-08-13 ca.

Description: An exhibition of flying by the 1st Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Corps. The event took place at Marathon Park because President Calvin Coolidge, wh...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Post office just after completion.

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: One of the residences of D. L. Plumer, president of the 1st National Bank. The building razed in 1971.

Date: 1936 

Description: Governor Philip La Follette speaking to the crowd at a Progressive Party picnic in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1989-11-30 

Description: Panoramic view of the bridge over the frozen Eau Claire River.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the First National Bank.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1955 

Description: View from across street of the Marathon County Court House.

Date: 1916-05-30 

Description: Family of four seated in a car near the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society orchard. The car is parked on a country road in front of a house.

Date: 1928 

Description: The groundbreaking ceremony for the new airport hangar at Wausau. Governor Fred R. Zimmerman, who can be seen on the right (elevated above the crowd and we...

Photograph

Hanson and Nelson

Date: 1969 

Description: Senator Gaylord Nelson (right) with his home secretary and Democratic Party Chairman Louis Hanson (left) at Hotel Wausau event. With them is David R. Obey...

Date: 1984-03-16 

Description: A wintertime panoramic view of the bridge on Rainbow Drive, a local road in the Town of Halsey, Marathon County, looking east.

Date: 1914-02 ca.

Description: Loggers move logs onto a horse-drawn wagon in the snow.

Photograph

Logging Stacks

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View from low hill of piles of logs along the icy rivers edge. A pile of logs is on the shoreline, and a large amount of neatly stacked logs are in the bac...

Photograph

Wausau

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Wausau.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of Chief Justice Marvin B. Rosenberry.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Lumber company workers pose in front of buildings at the Moore & Galloway Lumber Company camp, about a quarter of a mile east of Pike Lake. The man in a wh...

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter listens to Senator Gaylord Nelson as he waits for his turn to speak. Sitting next to the President is Congressman David R. Obey and...

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