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Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of two lakeside cottages, taken from Birch Walk at Kelly Lake. Both cottages have docks and porches that overlook the lake.

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 the North Branch of the Oconto River at Chute Lake. The trees along the shoreline are reflected in the water.

Postcard

Park Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking north on Park Street.

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

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: 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,...

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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.

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

Description: Building on the west side of Superior Street where Joseph Ruelle was shot.

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: 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: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1906 ca.

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

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...

Postcard

Oconto Falls

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Footbridge on river.

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1941 ca.

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

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