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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Scott's residence.

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.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: G.E. Scott residence from rear.

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

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: 1927 

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

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

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Date: 1939 

Description: This 1939 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, and lakes and streams in the county. It lacks...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

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...

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: 1927 

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

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.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Opera House, side view. Denison post card.

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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...

Photograph

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...

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