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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: 1941-08-15 

Description: Iva Rindlisbacher (left), Helene Stratman-Thomas, and Lois Rindlisbacher at the Swiss bells. The bells stand was built by Otto Rindlisbacher, Iva's husband...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men gathered around the entrance to a church where a meeting of the State Agricultural Association has been held.

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Rice Lake.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a street in Prairie Farm, lined with multiple buildings on either side.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

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...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

Photograph

Park House Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Park House Hotel (called the Commercial House before 1888), which burned down in 1892.

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: 1969 

Description: This map shows businesses, resorts, roads, public boat landings, schools, cemeteries, and location of fish and game. An inset map reads: Continuation along...

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Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd at fairground, with people watching from horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground, more spectators in the grandstands with umbrellas in the background.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Prairie Farm from Cemetery Hill.

Date: 1934 before

Description: A fisherman is reclining in his boat at sunset as many fish swim in the lake. He is drinking beer out of a tap attached to a barrel floating in the water....

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View from street of the brick church building. Printed on back: "St. Anthony Abbot Church, Cumberland, Wisconsin, Located South Edge of Town, Masses 7:30 A...

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