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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.

Date: 1927 

Description: A log cabin, which features a screened-in porch and attic door.

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...

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...

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: 1959 

Description: Photographic postcard view of cabins by a lake. In the foreground is a birch sign with antlers that reads: "Tonto."

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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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Prairie Farm from Cemetery Hill.

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

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

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date: 1941-08-15 

Description: Otto Rindlisbacher, folk singer and maker of stringed instruments, sitting in his shop holding a Hardanger fiddle.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Men, women and children holding boxes and pails in the forest. Original caption reads: "VI Drive to W.S.; Chippewa blueberry pickers." The photograph is pa...

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Rice Lake.

Postcard

Narrows Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Narrows Bridge with a group of people beside it in a boat.

Date: 1934 before

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

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

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