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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...

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...

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.

Postcard

Badger Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Badger Hotel in Merrill.

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...

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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,...

Photograph

Log Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a "log cabin of a pioneer". Two other log cabins are visible in the background.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lincoln County Court House in Merrill.

Date: 1908-10-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Hotel Badger, with an etching of a fox sitting on the ground looking up at a bunch of grapes hanging on a vine over a...

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

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Merrill's City Hall and Library.

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: 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: 2008 

Description: The windmill structure continues to attract travelers, but not for gasoline or bait, but for ice cream.

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Description: Letterhead of the American State Bank, with a front view of the bank entrance, names of the officers, and "Capital and Surplus $100,000.000".

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the residence of J.N. Meunier, confectioner, baker, restauranteur, and stockholder. Adults and children stand outside the residences near a fie...

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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