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Date: 1909 ca.

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

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 Follette...

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Date: 1938-10-12 

Description: Men work with a Universal crusher, used to crush 400 yards of gravel in 8 hours. The crusher was powered by an International PA-100 power unit owned by E.F...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Color postcard of a tent and canoe in the woods by a lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A vine-covered arched trellis with a yoke hanging from it is over the path leading into the camp. A camp building is in the background.

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: 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.

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Description: Meeting of the board of directors of the newly formed Barron County Holstein Breeders Association.

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.

Postcard

Narrows Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1927 

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

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.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: This 1901 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, houses,...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Third Ward School.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1963-12-20 ca.

Description: Four residents of the Barron County Nursing Home in Cumberland are making crafts around a table. A caption on the photograph reads: "This group in occupati...

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