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Date: 1980-09 

Description: View down tracks of a repair crew working on Milwaukee Road tracks, near Rothschild, using a crane to help lift a rail. An unidentified highway bridge over...


Rock Quarry


Description: A young man sits atop a large boulder in a rock quarry.

Date: 1910 after

Description: View from walk of several members of Dr. Joseph Smith's family grouped together on a porch. Mary E. Smith is standing in the center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Deceased body of a man in coffin.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith, Katherine Landfair Rosenberry, and possibly Marvin Rosenberry's daughter (?) sit in the grass having a picnic. Marvin Rosenberry stands near...


Stubb's Tavern

Date: 1938 

Description: Men drinking in the bar at Stubb's Tavern.

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: 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...

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: 1912 ca.

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


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.


Two from Wausau

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Two Democratic candidates for office in Marathon County, both from Wausau: (left) Congressman David Obey and Anthony Earl.

Date: 1942 

Description: Charles Norton, Chairman of the Township of Rib Mountain. He may have played a role in the sweeping raids on many Hurley area establishments. The arrest wa...


Campaign Shoot

Date: 1994 

Description: Filming a campaign spot for Congressman David R. Obey (left), probably in the Wausau Family Practice Center. Health care and its associated costs were an i...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two women sitting on top of rocks in the Dells of the Eau Claire River. There is a bridge in the background on the left.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter's visit meant extra duty for the local police force. An elevated sign in the background reads "Newman High School, Welcome, Peace Pr...

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-...


Toboggan Ride

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Winter scene with Lawrence College students tobogganing at Rib Mountain near Wausau.


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.


Buddy's Place

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two women pose next to gambling machines at Buddy's Place, in the township of Rib Mountain. The bar operated as a house of prostitution.

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