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Senior Bus

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Bus operated by the Portage County Commission on Aging and its driver. The bus took senior citizens to lunch at the Senior Center and provided other servic...

Photograph

Building Dedication

Date: 1992-04 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking at the podium at the dedication of the new Naval Reserve building. Three naval officers, a man in a suit, and three sail...

Date:  before

Description: Exterior of the Carnegie Public Library, built in 1903 after the receipt of a 1902 Carnegie Grant. A set of stairs leads from the sidewalk to the main ent...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View taken from the Paper Mill Road, across the Wisconsin River and toward the city. On the bank, small boats can be seen. The city's water tower and smo...

Photograph

Strong's Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, a residential area. A house with large columns stands on the left along with other residences.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Shine ON beer brewed by Central Waters Brewing Co. The label shows a drawing of a light switch on the sun.

Photograph

Earth Day 1970

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Acting on the suggestion of his mentor Senator Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin congressman David R. Obey conducted a huge Earth Day teach-in fat the University o...

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior view of St. Clara's Orphanage, which was built in 1882 and run by the Felecian Sisters.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking west.

Photograph

Stevens Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Stevens monument, erected in honor of George Stevens, whom the town is named after, at the site where he landed in 1824.

Date: 1995-07-29 

Description: At a celebration for the 30th anniversary of Medicare, Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and guests blow out the candles on a cake.

Date: 1966-12-12 

Description: Texaco Oil service station, apparently built from a war surplus quonset hut-style building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the cut-off of the Wisconsin River. Trees line the banks of the river. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Main Street at Prentice. A man walks down the sidewalk across the street from residences. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Postcard

Mill Street

Date: 1920-08-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of Mill Street. Town businesses, including a clothing and tailoring store, line the right side of the street looking towards a reside...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Construction workers stand on the Soo Line Railroad Bridge over the Wisconsin River. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Strong's Avenue, taken from Main Street. An automobile drives past other parked cars and storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Photograph

Wisconsin River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Trees crowd the riverbank along the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Teacher's College, formerly known as the State Normal School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Saint Michael's Hospital, founded in 1913 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother. A baby carriage stands near the bottom of the steps at the h...

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