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Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Merrill.

Photograph

Theta Mead in Wagon

Date: 1922 before

Description: Theta Mead in a horse-drawn wagon along with another woman and three children.

Map or Atlas

Lincoln Co., Wis.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows areas of Merrill, Corning, Scott, Rock Falls, Russel, Pelisan, Pine River, Ackley, and the Wisconsin River. The left margin of the map inclu...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Merrill's City Hall and Library.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: This quadrangle collection of maps, meaning geological surveys, shows sections of central and northern Wisconsin. The maps include a quadrangle index map.T...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street in downtown.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Merrill's City Hall and Library.

Date: 2008 

Description: When Phil Kilinski built this unique Dutch Mill gas station six miles north of Tomahawk in the mid 1940s, he created a whimsical attraction that successful...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Sacred Heart Hospital. The brick hospital building features a porch, balcony, and a covered entrance. Published by C. E. Macomber.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Influenza Victims

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two children lying sick in bed during the Spanish Flu epidemic.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Shows what is currently Lincoln County and portions of Vilas, Oneida, Iron, and Langlade counties. Includes manuscript annotations of marked land tracts.

Photograph

Veterans' Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a veterans' hospital, surrounded by trees.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Theta Mead standing next to her car on a rural dirt road holding a book under her arm.

Photograph

Winter Trip

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Theta Mead shoveling her car out of a snow drift.

Photograph

Office Skills Class

Date: 1978 

Description: Business and Office Skills Class at Tomahawk High School. Nine students work at their typewriters.

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: 1887 

Description: This map of Tomahawk shows the Wisconsin River, numbered lots, and labeled streets. The back of the map reads: "Henry C. Payne, 424 Broadway, - - Milwaukee...

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