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Description: Altered photograph depicting a herring as though it was covered in fur. Caption at the top reads, "Fur herring to be found only in Rice Lake, Wis." No. 20...

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Train Depot

Date: 1924 

Description: The Cameron train depot near the Cameron Hotel and the Forsyth Construction Company. Two men stand by the platform.

Date: 1917-03-03 

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

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of large brick building (cooperative store) with three open arches on the porch area, and arched windows. There is a house near a bluff in th...

Date: 1935 

Description: A ribes eradication crew that was part of the white pine blister rust effort in a Barron County forest. The caption indicates that the crew, which was com...

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of The Cumberland Hotel. The hotel opened in March of 1891 and was demolished in 1965.

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...

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...

Date: 1939 

Description: This 1939 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, and lakes and streams in the county. It lacks...

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.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A young woman dressed in a bathing suit and wading boots poses for a promotional photograph for the Wisconsin cranberry industry at Thunder Lake Marsh. Tw...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Street scene in Chetek.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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: 1941-08-15 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Third Ward School.

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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...

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