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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:  date unknown

Description: Oconto Beer Label brewed by Oconto Brewing Company. The company logo is a crowned shield with the letters "O B Co" flanked by stalks of wheat.

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...

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, viewed from east-southeast.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Christian Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Science church outside of Boston and the first in America built for this purpose.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the Elkhorn Creamery building.

Photograph

J.J. Hof Land Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six men in suits and hats, probably employees of J.J. Hof Land Co., in front of the company office building.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library in Oconto. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by a donation of $15,000 from Mrs. George Farnsworth. A...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

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Photograph

Evening Grosbeaks

Date: 1970-02-13 

Description: Evening grosbeaks at a feeder seen through a window.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Main Street looking west. Horse-drawn buggy on street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Tip Top Dance Pavillion on Anderson Lake. The view from the lake shows several automobiles parked outside the pavillion. The s...

Date: 1935 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, and city wards. Streets, the Oconto River, and the Green Bay are labeled. The bottom of the map reads: "Compliments of O...

Date: 1964-10 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, crowd of people (children) walking into church.

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...

Photograph

Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Farnsworth Public Library exterior. The building is constructed of stone and brick; columns and a pediment frame the main entrance. A girl w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Church of Christ, Christian Scientist church, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston and the first in America bu...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of two lakeside cottages, taken from Birch Walk at Kelly Lake. Both cottages have docks and porches that overlook the lake.

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