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Date: 1906 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Oneida 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, and lakes...

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

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: 1943 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a train stopped at the Chicago & North West railroad station. A small group of people stand in the grass waiting beside the tracks...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Falls of the Oconto River with footbridge.

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: 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: 1952 ca.

Description: Oconto County Historical Museum.

Date: 1960-07-26 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Joan Engh, watching as a man ties a provolone cheese.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the North Branch of the Oconto River at Chute Lake. The trees along the shoreline are reflected in the water.

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the bar at John Kinziger and son's Hunters and Fishermans Tavern. A man, presumably John Kinziger, stands behind the bar. The walls are covered wit...

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library.

Photograph

Oconto Harbor

Date: 1957-12-17 

Description: View across icy water towards shipping boats in harbor. Trees are along the right shoreline, houses and buildings are along the left shoreline.

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.

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