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Photograph

Log Drivers Lunch

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. The men wait in line along a buffet table filled with provisions. The busi...

Photograph

Speaker Wright

Date:  date unknown

Description: Speaker of the House Jim Wright (in profile) speaking to members of the audience at Wausau's Better Way Club. Next to Wright is Congressman David R. Obey,...

Postcard

Logging

Date: 1908 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Several members of the Krueger and Backhause families fishing along the bank of the Rock River. Mr. and Mrs. Backhouse and Florentina and Jennie Krueger si...

Date: 1912 

Description: Four businessmen in suits and hats stand around an automobile parked among birch trees, while another man sits in the passenger seat. They are visiting a l...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Martin Keefe, owner of the livery stable, drives a horse-drawn hearse, which has sled runners. The hearse was for the funeral of Mrs. Tom Hill. The buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cyanotype print of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians near Bradley Junction which is near Minocqua. The group is standing in front of a wigwam, and a woman in the r...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of Jefferson Street in downtown Wausau. In the foreground is the site of the old Marathon County Court House.

Date: 1912 

Description: View looking down from riverbank of four businessmen and the log driving cook posing on the cooks tent barge during the log drive.

Photograph

Steamhauler

Date: 1914-02 

Description: A steamhauler pulling logs on skids to the mill during a snowstorm.

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-...

Photograph

Paper Mill Workers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey speaks with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill during his first campaign for Congress.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two children outside near the driveway of a house. A bicycle can be seen in the background.

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.

Photograph

Unidentified Singer

Date:  

Description: Portrait of man smoking a pipe. Probably Robert A. Steinbach (b.1887?), a singer of German folk songs, who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thom...

Photograph

Obey and Farmers

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posed with dairy farmers as part of a photo shoot for his first campaign for Congress. The farmer in the center is Laurence Day, a farmer-Sta...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two women and one man in street clothes and wearing hats posing among the logs of a large log jam on the Wisconsin River.

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...

Photograph

Family Automobile

Date: 1910 after

Description: Winter scene with Dr. Joseph Smith and his wife, Mary E. Smith, sitting in an automobile parked in front of a house. Snow is on the ground and the automob...

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