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Public School

Date: 1926 

Description: Public school and grounds. There is a slide on the lawn on the right. A dirt path leads up to the stairs to the entrance.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Bancroft street, with shops and an unpaved road.

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: 1986 ca.

Description: Pictorial map showing businesses with phone numbers, roads, railroads, and parks. Includes text titled "History of Portage County."

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Main Street

Date: 1926 

Description: View of Main Street with puddles along the side of the street. Trucks and automobiles are traveling down the street, and are parked on the left. A restaura...

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Produce Market

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Downtown outdoor market place.

Date: 1967 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) migrant farm worker union members at a Bancroft baseball game. Children sit on top of the dugout to watch. Adult men are st...

Photograph

Sawmill Crew

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Ed McDill's sawmill crew. Left to right: George Dickerman, George Norton, Charles Norton, Jesse Dickerman and, in a derby, Ed McDill, the owner. The boys a...

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...

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Description: Exterior of Portage County Courthouse, built in 1868. Stairs lead to the main entrance of the stone building and a monument and cannon stand on the lawn....

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Description: Exterior view of the second Sacred Heart Church, which was built in 1881-1903. A large crowd, probably parishioners, pose in front of the building.

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Description: View down platform towards locomotive and train at the railroad station. There are people standing on the platform near the depot building.

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Korean War Memorial

Date: 1997 

Description: A veteran leans forward, perhaps to better hear the proceedings, at the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial of Wisconsin. The (out of focus) spe...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Portage County Courthouse.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the opera house with several men standing near its entrance.

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Description: Exterior view from road of the Stevens Point Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by a $22,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie. Above th...

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Description: Exterior of the Consolidated Water Power and Paper Company, built in 1918. The view from a bank of the Wisconsin River shows the company building and dam....

Date: 1971 

Description: This map of Stevens Point shows labeled streets and selected points of interest: "Holiday Inn", "Westernberger's Gifts", "Ralph L. Banke MLS Realtor", "Gol...

Photograph

Market Square

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Polish immigrants in Market Square wearing Polish national dress. The men are wearing suits, coats, and hats. The women are wearing dresses, shawls and hat...

Date: 1898 

Description: Elevated view of the Jackson Milling Company, the Green Bay railroad tracks, and the Wisconsin Central railroad tracks.

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