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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.

Photograph

Polish Mother

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Close-up portrait of a Polish mother.

Date: 1964-10 ca.

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

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: 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: 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

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library.

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: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Liegeois at Dutton Farm. John had an identical establishment in Little Suamico. Joeseph Jr. and John and Louis Liegeois and Rachel were born in (Robi...

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:  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:  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...

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: 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: 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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Holt Lumber Company sawmill, built in 1840.

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