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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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

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Hammonds Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two separate views. Left image: E.S. Hammond's Camp at Gillette. Spur(?). Several buildings are behind railroad tracks. Right image: Louis Boudry, the coo...

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Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Barron County Court House.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and roads. There is a body of water on the left.

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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: 1920 ca.

Description: Photographic collage postcard of scenes of Cumberland. The lettering in the center reads: "Greetings from Cumberland, Wis." Individual scenes are: High Sch...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm, Barron County, Wisconsin.

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Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down a street with stores and shops. The stores include: Koffee Kup Kafe, Hotel East, Boortz Garage, a hardware store, and the State & County Deposi...

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.

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...

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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: Photographic postcard view from shoreline towards a pony truss bridge over a body of water.

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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: View across lawn towards the exterior of a motel. A station wagon parked in front of one of the units.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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