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Date: 1918 ca.

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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.

Photograph

Mail Train

Date: 1948-04-14 

Description: View across railroad tracks of cart loads of mail sacks on the platform, awaiting the arrival of the next train. The four men standing on the left have bee...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lincoln County Court House in Merrill.

Date: 1947-06 

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

Date: 1955-06-19 

Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington is second from left at a retirement dinner for Henry Freund.

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Description: Theta Mead posed outside a log cabin schoolhouse with a teacher and her class. One of the girls has her arm around a dog.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Lindaur Mill Flume in Merrill.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: This blue line print map shows townships, landownership, roads, residences, churches, schools, town halls, saw mills, and cheese factories. Includes red ma...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1935-03 

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

Date: 1885-05-18 

Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down a road with a bakery and restaurant and a paint, oil, and wallpaper store visible in the right foreground.

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

Office Skills Class

Date: 1978 

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The First National Bank on East Main Street.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Wisconsin Democrats

Date: 1984 

Description: The audience at the Lincoln County fairgrounds who gathered to hear Democratic candidates Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro, with the national media cov...

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