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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm. Includes additional buildings.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A group of men use a team of four horses to transport logs across snow-covered ground on a sled. Trees stand in the background.

Postcard

Home Store

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store or Big Store was built by Mr. George Scott in 1901, and was the town's main general store, which was built to replace the old Knapp, Stout & Com...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date: 1908 

Description: View of the Methodist Episcopal church.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with several large buildings.

Date:  

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store, Prairie Farm, Wisconsin. Shows right side facing building.

Date:  

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...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Downtown street in Cameron, with buildings including Holmen Bros. Clothing store, Gent's Furnishings, and A. Haverstad's Tailorshop.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date:  date unknown

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

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Photograph

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: Two views of Bear Lake. The top is a daylight view with some fall color. The one below is at sunset, with two people in a canoe on the lake.

Date: 1897 

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

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:  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: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cameron.

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