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Testimonial Dinner

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey speaking at a testimonial dinner marking the first anniversary of his election to Congress. To his right is Mayor Ralph...

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: 1921 before

Description: Warmly-dressed school children riding on the running boards of Theta Mead's car. There is a large building and probably a flag pole in the background.

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Description: View from lake of the buildings of the Sunflower Cottage Resort. People are canoeing and boating in the lake in front of the resort, and a few people are s...

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Koenig, dealer in "Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars" from Scott, Wisconsin, with a drawing of two men wearing long-sleeved shirts, vests,...

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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: 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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Merrill high school.

Photograph

Veterans' Hospital

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Prospect Point

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man boats near the shoreline at Prospect Point. Prospect Point consolidated with Hog's Back in 1910 to form 105 acres of land and was renamed Bradley Pa...

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.

Photograph

Trolley

Date: 1930-02-27 

Description: Six men posing with the first trackless trolley. Wisconsin Valley Electric Company #4.

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Postcard

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Wisconsin Avenue, lined by various buildings on either side.

Date: 1918 ca.

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

Photograph

Holy Cross Hospital

Date: 1974-05 

Description: Dedication of an addition to the Holy Cross Hospital. The Catholic order opened Holy Cross Hospital in 1926 and completed this addition in 1974. The hospit...

Photograph

Kaminski Wreck

Date: 1914-07-04 

Description: The wreck of John Kaminski's plane, where he had been scheduled to fly at the Fourth of July festivities.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Map or Atlas

Heafford Junction Map

Date: 1982 

Description: This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct...

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