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Description: Interior view of the Stevens Point Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by a $22,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie. In the room is a p...

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Description: Interior view of the Stevens Point Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by a $22,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie. Young boys are pla...

Postcard

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: 1964 

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Public Library, Stevens Point WI.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Strong Avenue, looking south.

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Physics Lab

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Students and teacher in physics lab at Stevens Point Normal School, which would later become the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the public square in downtown Stevens Point with a crowd of people and animals in the foreground.

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Carnegie Library

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Carnegie Public Library.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons and people line the street next to local businesses, including the post office and hardware stor...

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Schulist Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Family of Matt Schulist, father of Reverend Joseph Schulist, posed in front of the family home.

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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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Polish immigrant women at the Market Square wearing traditional, national clothing. In the background are brick buildings. A sign on one building reads, "C...

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Clark Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Clark Street in Stevens Point.

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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Opera House

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Opera house with a man high up on a telephone pole in front of the building.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Sellers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Whiting-Plover Paper Company, founded in 1892. The view features a three-story brick building with automobiles parked in front. Copyright by...

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