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Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Forest of burnt tree trunks and broken logs.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A cleared portion of a cornfield filled with corn shocks and pumpkins. The uncleared corn field is in the background.

Photograph

Rib Mountain

Date: 1936 after

Description: A view from below of a lookout area filled with visitors on Rib Mountain.

Date: 1979 

Description: Congressman David Obey introduces a local resident (back to camera), to President Jimmy Carter. Many photographers stand around the edge of the group and a...

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Joan and Craig Obey stand together in their driveway as Craig waves. The Obey's first house, at 515 North Ninth Avenue, and trees can be seen behind them.

Photograph

Rural Farm

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man leaning against a split-rail fence. A farmhouse and several farm buildings stand along the far parameter of the fence.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter stands in the open rear passenger door of a car to wave to a crowd of spectators during a visit to Congressman David R. Obey's homet...

Date: 1910 after

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith's family grouped together in an outdoor portrait in front of a house. Mary Smith is standing in the back row third from the right.

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: 1913 ca.

Description: Man working the gate of a split-rail fence.

Date: 1914-02 ca.

Description: Two men dressed in business attire stand in the snow in front of logs cut as part of W.L.L. & T. logging operations.

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard of loggers posing with logs piled on horse-drawn sleds.

The Photographs of Harold Hone

This article describes the careers of Harold Hone and Frank Utpatel in relation to the W.P.A.

Date: 1936 after

Description: A view of the Marathon County Park. Many children are playing in the water surrounding a stone fountain, while others watch from the benches.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (right) hits the pavement in Marathon with aide Tom Springer. Hack's Diner, run by Alfred Hack, was a popular local hangout.

Photograph

Pine Grove Cemetery

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The Stewart mausoleum located in Pine Grove Cemetery. Flowers and a wreath are at the front door of the mausoleum.

Photograph

Kids Drawing

Date: 1964-05-02 

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

Date: 1936 

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

Date: 1979 

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

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