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Photograph

Rice Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat sits along the wooded shore of Rice Lake.

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: ????-09-17 date unknown

Description: Poster advertising a concert and dance at the Chetek Opera House on September 17th. Featured artists are The Rindlisbachers, Berith Rokstad, and the Skarni...

Photograph

The Red Cedar River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the town of Rice Lake viewed from a railroad bridge across Red Cedar River.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View from unpaved street towards the Methodist Church, shown in an oval frame in the center of a white postcard. There are two houses in the background on...

Photograph

The Red Cedar River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Red Cedar River surrounded by a tree-covered shoreline.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Third Ward School.

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Date: 1963 ca.

Description: First Lutheran Church, Elm and 8th Avenue. Text on back reads: "Congregation organized 1882. Church was dedicated April 21st, 1963. Affiliated with the Ame...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of several buildings in Prairie Farm.

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: 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: 1927 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Island City surrounded by the waters of Beaver Dam Lake, and by a vacation and recreation area that includes some fifty lakes within a r...

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...

Postcard

Railroad Station

Date: 1908 

Description: Black and white postcard of a railroad station across from the Hotel Wells. Railroad tracks run between them, disappearing into the distance. There are tre...

Photograph

Long Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dam and cottages at Long Lake. The structures are made of wood, with outbuildings visible in the foreground. Tree-covered hills stand in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of the exterior of St. Matthews Lutheran Church.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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