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Date: 2008 

Description: Built in the 1920s by Fred Long, the station located at 9932 County Trunk Highway M served farmers from the surrounding area and housed a small general sto...

Date: 1906 ca.

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

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.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Main Street, looking east, people standing on sidewalk and horse-drawn carriages on street. Signs on businesses read: "City Meat Market"

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.

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a high school facade with a group of three men standing outside to the right. The school features a dome, arched doorways and windows, and decor...

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

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: Large piles of logs waiting to be processed into lumber sit next to the Oconto River at Holt's Landing. In the background stand what appear to be piles of...

Date: 1955-06-10 

Description: A small group is gathered for the dedication and unveiling of the First Church of Christ, Scientist historical marker in Oconto. Raymond Sivesind, supervis...

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Photograph

Green Bay Channel

Date: 1960-07-21 

Description: View from Oconto looking out into Green Bay Channel, which is often too shallow between the log pilings and lighthouse. Boats and docks are docked along th...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows the Ranger District boundaryin blue, government lands in green, and "Opt. 9 Appr. Land" in yellow.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library. Four people standing on front stairs (woman and girls).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a scene in Underhill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of group of people posing in front of a two-story wooden home with a large porch on which American Flags are displayed. A windmill st...

Postcard

Park Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking north on Park Street.

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:  

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...

Photograph

Kelly Lake

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of cottages along Kelly Lake's shoreline, taken from a high vantage point. Given the large size of the two-story structures, they may be hotels or...

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.

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