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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.


High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the high school. A bell tower is on the roof.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, streets, and railroads.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, saw mills, roads, railroads, and post offices. Text on the top left has a box of towns with land in Marathon County. Top righ...


Big Bull Falls

Date: 1916 

Description: Water of Big Bull Falls or the Wisconsin River rapidly flows underneath two railroad bridges. Pedestrians cross the bridges while peering over at the over...

Date: 1916 

Description: Water churns under a railroad bridge as the spring thaw swells the Wisconsin River.


Stone Ruins

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stone ruins of a small industrial plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view across street of the facades of furniture and clothing shops.

Date: 1965 

Description: Map shows original plat, plat additions, and lot measurements for Rothschild, Wisconsin. Lake Wausau and the Wisconsin River are labelled. Map reads: "Comp...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: The Obey family walking in the snow at their house located at 515 N. 9th Avenue in Wausau; a casual portrait taken for David Obey's first campaign for Cong...

Date: 1955 

Description: This map of Wausau distributed by the Wausau Chamber of Commerce was originally published in July of 1940 and shows the Wisconsin River. The map includes a...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith's home at 118 E Scott, which is a corner lot close to the tree-lined road. Rocking chairs sit on the front porch.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, wards, railroads, streets, and mills. The map includes 5 plat additions that have...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man and woman driving in a horse-drawn "cutter" in the snow. They have a fur blanket over their laps. Behind them is a building, perhap...

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: 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: 1928 

Description: This plat map of Wausau is oriented with north to the right and is dated "April, 1928." The map features a building description chart with an index and inc...

Date: 1999-04 

Description: Vice President Al Gore holds an unidentified child for a photograph at the Wausau Airport. Gore was in town to speak to the Better Way Club. Wisconsin Con...

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...


Aftermath of Flood

Date: 1912 

Description: Aftermath of a flood. Debris of railroad ties, tracks, and cars are scattered beneath a bridge.

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