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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...

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Farmers' Petitions

Date: 1986-06 ca.

Description: Jerry Zarecki (in the hat), president of the Portage County Farmers Union, presents Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey with one folder of petitions collec...

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Description: View of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, completed in 1918. A staircase leads to the main entrance of the brick building where a belfry can be seen...

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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: 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: 1965 

Description: Aerial view, looking west, with potato warehouses in the foreground and a pallet factory and junkyard behind them at right.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Portage County courthouse.

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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....

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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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Home office of the Wisconsin Hardware Mutual Fire and Casualty Companies.

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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McDill Pond

Date: 1958 

Description: Plover River Pond; the dam was out and the pond is dry, permitting an unusual view of the immediate area. Highway 51 and a bridge can be seen in the distan...

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Description: View of the Plover River and dam. Factory buildings, barns, and residences are visible along the river's opposite bank.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

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Ellis Home

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Shingled frame residence of A.G. Ellis. Children and adults are posed on the front porch, and on a balcony above.

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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...

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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking north - northwest. View includes houses, roads, farm buildings, tractor-trailors (parked), other buildings.

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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...

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