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Photograph

Main Street

Date:  

Description: Main Street with William Fehrmann's Saloon and Boarding House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Well jetting equipment with three hose lines extinguishing forest fires.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Catholic church, parsonage, and hospital.

Date: 1947-06 

Description: Exterior view of Clifford Co-operative Association, which was organized in 1906 by a group of Finnish farmers.

Map or Atlas

Village of Gleason

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: This map of the Village of Gleason shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, churches, schools, and part of Prairie River. The bottom left of...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three children peek out of the door of a log cabin. There is an ash can to the right of the door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The top section of a map of Lincoln County.

Date: 1900 

Description: Photographic postcard view up the Wisconsin River near the foot of Grandfather Falls, which falls 90 feet in 1 1/2 miles.

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Merrill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Bradley Park, named in 1910 after the consolidation of 105 acres previously referred to as Prospect Point and Hog's Back. A man observes men boati...

Date: 1895-09-23 

Description: A man wearing a suit and hat stands near a herd of Jersey dairy cattle grazing in the barnyard of W.H. Bradley.

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Description: Exterior view of the Merrill Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "T.B. Scott Free Library." Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Carnegie...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Lindaur Mill Flume in Merrill.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A high school in Merrill.

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Date: 1935-03 

Description: A tractor and plow on a trailer is being towed by a truck.

Postcard

Hotel Badger

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Hotel Badger in Merrill with "Here are some more of Merrill's famous buildings. How is every one down there? Grace" written on it.

Photograph

Town of Irma

Date: 1900 

Description: The town buildings in Irma. Many stumps and milled logs are visible in the foreground.

Date: 1977-10 

Description: Rod Ballmer (center), Paul Bernsdorf (left), and Jeffrey Mondeik at Ballmer's Old Time Tavern. There is a cribbage board on the bar and the wall behind the...

Date: 1984 

Description: Loyal Democrats sit at a table while calling to remind local residents of the upcoming Merrill rally, at which both Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro ap...

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