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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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings along Main Street. A tavern sits next to a general store with a gas pump on the corner. Two automobiles are parked outsi...

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of workers, all men, and one boy, posing outside of a wooden building. Three of the workers wear white aprons. Four of the...

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: 1952 ca.

Description: Oconto County Historical Museum.

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: 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.

Photograph

"Hi-Jinks"

Date: 1892 

Description: Group of men staging an accident. Two men stand nearby watching as three other men pose on the wheels of an overturned vehicle.

Date: 1870 after

Description: Three cottages sit near the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point. Small docks with boats are visible in the middle ground of the image. A wo...

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...

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...

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...

Date: 1906 ca.

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

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...

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:  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,...

Date:  date unknown

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

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