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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over tree branches of three businessmen visiting a logging crew on the Wisconsin River. One businessman sits on a boat while two others...


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: 1912 ca.

Description: View towards shoreline of log drivers eating lunch on the edge of the riverbank. Visiting businessmen share a meal with the log drivers who are sitting and...

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: 1914-02 ca.

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


World War I Veteran

Date: 1964 

Description: Congressman David Obey, Ben Riehle, a rural Marathon County WWI veteran, and two women pose for a photograph.

Date: 1944 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Louis Schoen's Old Beer Lager, Quality has No Substitute, Brewed and Bottled by the...


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...

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.

Date: 1984-02 

Description: Congressman David Obey and Governor Tony Earl pay tribute to 20 years of service by Marathon County Clerk Ray Ott and Register of Deeds Bob Gernetzke.


Kids Drawing

Date: 1964-05-02 

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


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: 1978 

Description: Students at Wausau West High School involved in an innovative science project that studied energy consumption and pollution of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Indoor portrait of Mary E. Smith seated in a chair. She is wearing an ornate hat topped with roses and is holding a draped pair of black gloves in her lap.


First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of two sides of the First National Bank building. The Wausau Business College occupies the third floor, while J.W. Manson Insurance occupies the sec...

Date: 1991 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (seated, second from the right) listens while Virginia McGinley testifies at a public forum on health care. This was...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View from riverbank looking down towards two girls standing in the middle of a bridge along a road. They are looking over the railing at the water below. F...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Four businessmen standing around a table, eating along the banks of the Wisconsin River. The table is set with a stack of bowls and a crate of apples. Logs...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and his wife, Mary, pose next to trees by a rivers edge.


Piling Cut Grains

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Two men in a cleared field piling cut grains.

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