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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1920 after

Description: This map shows zoning in the city of Stevens Point. Streets are labeled and the upper right hand corner features a "Legend & Summary Of Zoning Regulations"...

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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 are re...

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Description: Portrait of Martin Norda of the 15th Wisconsin Regiment.

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Soo Line Depot

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee, & Sault Sainte Marie Railway Depot.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Strong Avenue, looking south.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Third Sacred Heart Church, Polish Catholic, built in 1903. The church, built next to the locaton of the Second Sacred Heart Church was struck by lightn...

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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. The children's Roo...

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: 1936 

Description: This manuscript map shows the route traveled by the Schoolcraft expedition in July 1831 between the Namekagon River and Lake Owen in the Town of Cable, Bay...

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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: 1970-07-28 

Description: Traffic on Stevens Point's Second Street.

Date: 1967 

Description: Standing on the hood of the car in a striped short-sleeved shirt and sunglasses is Salvador Sanchez, an organizer for Obreros Unidos (United Workers), a Wi...

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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: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking eastward. A drugstore is visible to the right, as are the Stevens Point Journal offices.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of St. Joseph's Academy.

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Nelson Hall

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Description: Exterior view of Nelson Hall, a girls' dormitory built in 1915 for the State Normal School system. A path leads to the brick building's main entrance and...

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Wisconsin River

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Description: View of the Wisconsin River. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking east.

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