1 2
.

Date: 1940-09-01 

Description: An exhibit at the Barron County Fair about the care of premature infants.

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.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date:  

Description: Musician and instrument maker Otto Rindlisbacher with button accordion.

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:  date unknown

Description: Barron Co. Bank is on the corner on the left, with storefronts lining the street going off to the right. Most of the buildings have awnings over the entran...

Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior view of Rice Lake City Hall.

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Rice Lake.

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Mt. Hardscrabble

Date: 1970-01-31 

Description: People outdoors in front of the ski lodge at Mt. Ashwabay. Ski poles are standing upright near skis left in the snow in the foreground.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

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

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: 1941-08-15 

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

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

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...

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.
1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.