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Photograph

Opera House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Opera House. Today this building is the Town Hall.

Postcard

Church of Christ

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and the first building erected in Americ...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group of people posed in commercial area on a wooden sidewalk. Leigeois Bar, Implement Store, and Blacksmith Shop. Joseph Leigeois is shown in the fo...

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: 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...

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.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a scene in Underhill.

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: 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...

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: 1941 ca.

Description: Catherine, Stanley and Sofia Pranica, a Polish family, harvesting cucumbers.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and the first building erected in Americ...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys posing with horses and horse-drawn vehicles in front of the Baudhuin and Svoboda store. There is a Post Office sign on the building.

Date: 1910 

Description: Hunters dragging deer from woods. In the center is Frank Langeois, son of Joseph Jr.

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