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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of people standing on a platform next to a snow-covered train arriving at a station.

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: 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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1927 

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


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: 1940-09-01 

Description: An exhibit at the Barron County Fair about the care of premature infants.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Prairie Farm Creamery with horse-drawn wagons in front.

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...


Elevated of Cameron

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Cameron.


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:  date unknown

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

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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Meadow Creek Cemetery

Date: 1929 

Description: This 1929 survey of Meadow Creek Cemetery in the Town of Stanley, Barron County, Wisconsin, shows cemetery plots bordered by U.S. Route 53 (now County SS)...


Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.

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:  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: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

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.


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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