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Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Date: 1897 

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

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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: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.

Date: 1941-08-15 

Description: Iva Rindlisbacher (left), Helene Stratman-Thomas, and Lois Rindlisbacher at the Swiss bells. The bells stand was built by Otto Rindlisbacher, Iva's husband...

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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: 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...

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: 1941-08-15 

Description: Otto Rindlisbacher, folk singer and maker of stringed instruments, sitting in his shop holding a Hardanger fiddle.

Date: 1922-06-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view towards a crowd of men gathered in front of a dentist building. John J. Blaine, Wisconsin's 24th governor stands speaking near the e...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Third Ward School.

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: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

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.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Bear Lake, with surrounding forests and farms.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Scott's residence.

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Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

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