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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Science church outside of Boston and the first in America built for this purpose.

Date: 1964-10 ca.

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

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library.

Photograph

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the court house facade featuring a domed clock tower. The structure is made of stone and has rounded windows, steeply-pitched dormers, and an a...

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...

Postcard

Oconto Falls

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Footbridge on river.

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"

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library. Four people standing on front stairs (woman and girls).

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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: 1910 

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

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...

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: 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:  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: 1886 after

Description: A view of the First Christian Science Church entrance and side. Vertical siding covers the structure and latticework and chevron stripes decorate the buil...

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...

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...

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