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Date: 1892 

Description: Interior of shop. John Liegeois is sitting on bench, Louis is at wheel. A young child with a hat sits on a bench, and another man is also standing near the...

Date: 1910 

Description: Hunters dragging deer from woods. In the center is Frank Langeois, son of Joseph Jr.

Date: 1886 

Description: This map, originally published in the 1881 Illustrated historical atlas of Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections,towns, cities and villa...

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railroad depot and the J.N. Bassett grain elevator. A four-car passenger train is stopped at the station.

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Photograph

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the court house facade featuring a domed clock tower. The structure is made of stone and has rounded windows, steeply-pitched dormers, and an a...

Date: 1920 

Description: This map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, and streams and lakes in Oconto County, Wisconsin. Color co...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Catherine, Stanley and Sofia Pranica, a Polish family, harvesting cucumbers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point.

Map or Atlas

Oconto County

Date: 1922 after

Description: This map from the early to mid-20th century shows the township and range system, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, schools, churches, cemeterie...

Photograph

Threshing on Farm

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view down the street towards the central business district; a post office, a gas pump and a bar. Two cars, a truck and some people ar...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Barnyard scene on the Rollo Shurfelt farm with people milking the cows. Several horses are in the yard as well.

Photograph

"Hi-Jinks"

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of men staging an accident. Two men stand nearby watching as three other men pose on the wheels of an overturned vehicle.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of adults posing in front of a brick house. The house has a patterned design on the exterior. Below the peak of the roof,...

Photograph

The Sample Room

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Men standing along the bar of local saloon owned by Liegeois Brothers. Blacksmith Joseph Liegeois, Jr. and his brother John are on the end of the bar. John...

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Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings along Main Street. A tavern sits next to a general store with a gas pump on the corner. Two automobiles are parked outsi...

Photograph

Barley Field

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: A twenty-acre field of barley on the farm of Chas Parey, with two men standing waist-high in the barley. A hardwood forest lines the edge of the field.

Date: 1963-05-25 ca.

Description: An interior view of Treasure City, a souvenir shop on a highway which travels north from Chicago, Illinois. Nets of sea shells, displays of jewelery, and m...

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