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Photograph

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.

Date: ????-09-17 date unknown

Description: Poster advertising a concert and dance at the Chetek Opera House on September 17th. Featured artists are The Rindlisbachers, Berith Rokstad, and the Skarni...

Date: 1922-06-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view towards a crowd of men gathered in front of a dentist building. John J. Blaine, Wisconsin's 24th governor stands speaking near the e...

Postcard

Hotel Barron

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from street of the exterior view of a hotel, mostly obscured by trees. A horse and carriage with its driver and passengers is parked...

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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Cumberland with Beaver Dam Lake in the background.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Prairie Farm Creamery with horse-drawn wagons in front.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn towards the exterior of a motel. A station wagon parked in front of one of the units.

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.

Photograph

Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903 

Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...

Photograph

The Red Cedar River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the town of Rice Lake viewed from a railroad bridge across Red Cedar River.

Postcard

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and...

Date:  

Description: Musician and instrument maker Otto Rindlisbacher with button accordion.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

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