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Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date: 1960-08-12 

Description: Walter Lofblad, a Cumberland farmer, with miniature Milwaukee Braves figures he carved from basswood. The carved set includes the entire starting lineup, m...

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.

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Street scene in Chetek.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Map of Barron and parts of Dunn, Chippewa, Washburn & Sawyer counties, State of Wisconsin, showing the lands of the Knapp, Stout & Co. Company, of Menomoni...

Photograph

John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Photograph

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Chetek with Southworth's and Flinn's Point in the distance.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Ernest Albert Hilfiker (1905-1993) poses with copper kettles in the making room of the Tuscobia cheese factory.

Photograph

Entrance to Big Bay

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View from water of footbridge crossing lagoon at Big Bay on Madeline Island.

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,...

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Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Barron County Court House.

Photograph

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...

Postcard

The Motel Viking

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the new Motel Viking. Text on back reads, "New Motel Viking, Junction 53 & 8, Cameron, Wisconsin. TV, AAA, 20 Units - Air-Conditioned - C...

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the railroad station for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway Company.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Group of people standing outside of the Tuscobia Cheese factory.

Postcard

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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