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Postcard

Home Store

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store or Big Store was built by Mr. George Scott in 1901, and was the town's main general store, which was built to replace the old Knapp, Stout & Com...

Date: 1884 

Description: Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.

Photograph

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Second Avenue in downtown Dallas.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from the back of wagon. This image is one of a series of six photographs taken at the Cumberland fair that...

Postcard

Railroad Station

Date: 1908 

Description: Black and white postcard of a railroad station across from the Hotel Wells. Railroad tracks run between them, disappearing into the distance. There are tre...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Opera House, side view. Denison post card.

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

Photograph

John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Street scene in Chetek.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store, Prairie Farm, Wisconsin. Shows right side facing building.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of W.J. Burnham of Chetek, Wisconsin, dealer in "Furniture, Undertaking Goods, School Supplies, Stationery, Confectionery, etc.", with an illust...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm, Barron County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1927 

Description: Lake view from the shore. A man, son, and two dogs stand at the dock. A herd of swans bathe nearby.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph postcard of three boys, two with fishing poles, at Lightning Creek.

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