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Main Street

Date: 1913-11-22 

Description: Elevated view down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons line both sides of the road which is covered with puddles, mud and snow.

Date: 1968 

Description: A view of the Buena Vista United Methodist Church.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Consolidated Papers, Inc., mill. "Either at Stevens Point or the Wisconsin River Division."

Date: 1967-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of 150 workers rallying as a part of Obreros Unidos (United Workers) protest against poor working conditions of migrant farm workers in the S...

Date: 1971 

Description: Spiritland Cafe, a restaurant located in a former church, with the cemetery in the background. The restaurant was located on CTH D in Portage County.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Hardware Mutual Insurance office building. The Wisconsin Retail Hardware Association and the Fire and Casualty Company opened the new thre...

Postcard

Clark Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Clark Street, Stevens Point, looking toward the east.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Consolidated Water Power and Paper Company, built in 1918. Outside the brick building stand railroad cars labeled, "Elgin, Joliet and Easte...

Date: 1948-08-03 

Description: The coaching staff of the North squad of the high school All-Star football players. The team is made up of players from La Crosse, Oshkosh, Antigo, Marinet...

Photograph

Post Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Post Office, built in 1919. The view from across Main Street shows men standing at the main entrance of a stone building built in the clas...

Photograph

Rosholt Panorama

Date: 1989-11-29 

Description: Panoramic view of the Union Street Bridge in the village of Rosholt created by taping three images together.

Photograph

East Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down East Main Street. Cars are parked on either side of the street and two cars drive by storefronts. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Photograph

Gas for Less

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A gasoline station along US Highway 51 in Whiting, Portage County, attracted passing motorists with an attention-getting "gas for less" sign.

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.

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: 1967 

Description: The man standing in a suit and dark tie with glasses to the left is Charles Heymanns, international organizer for AFL-CIO. Seated to his right in a light s...

Date: 1964 

Description: Exterior view of Nelson Hall Dormitory at the University of Wisconsin (formerly known as State Normal School and Wisconsin State College).

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a sandbar crowded with trees in the Wisconsin River. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Photograph

Military Spending

Date: 1995 

Description: During his meetings with constituents Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin often used charts and graphs to make his points about public policy issues. He...

Date: 1967 

Description: Migrant farm workers meeting in Bancroft after a strike. There are four men wearing hats standing in front of a women's outhouse. Strikes in Wisconsin were...

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