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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.

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

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: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

Date: 1908 

Description: This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, state-owned land, selected buildings and landownership, railroads, bridges, and...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Polish Mother

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Close-up portrait of a Polish mother.

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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...

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 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: 1930 ca.

Description: Holt Lumber Company sawmill, built in 1840.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view from road of a building. Signs indicate that the Post Office and Fire Marshall can be found within. Two automobiles are parke...

Date: 1921 

Description: Truck owned by the Holt Lumber Company of Oconto which was used by the company to deliver slab wood to customers in the city. The truck was manufactured b...

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

Evening Grosbeaks

Date: 1970-02-13 

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

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...

Photograph

West Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view looking down tree-lined West Main Street. Houses are visible on the left side, while a woman stands beside a horse-drawn carriage on the opposite s...

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...

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