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Description: Quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Torger Gilbertson, a corporal in Company I, Wisconsin 15 Infantry. The following information was obtained from the...
Date: date unknown
Description: Christine Peterson working at her spinning wheel. Watching her from the open doorway are Laurie and Muriel, Christine's children. Muriel is holding a black...
Description: An aerial view, looking east. Highway 49 is at center.
Description: Portrait of Clifford Thompson, at one time the tallest man in America, in a jacket and top hat posing next to a chair.
Description: Parade float parked by the side of a road. It is advertising Republican candidates running for office. The portraits on the float are of Wisconsin Governor...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Copy photograph of a man and boy standing at the road. This location would later become the site of Jung's General Store. The photograph has a horse and bu...
Description: View of paper mill on the river.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Heavily rock-strewn hillside and rail fence.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Downtown view of farmhouses and churches.
Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...
Description: Aerial view of downtown.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Four wheel drive auto factory, with a smokestack billowing. The four-wheel drive propulsion was invented by Otto Zachow and William Besserdich. Walter A....
Description: Intersection in Fremont, Wisconsin, showing two service stations. The panorama was created by the Department of Transportation by taping together three pr...
Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home. Laurie holds the rope of a sl...
Description: A man pumps water from the Wolf River into the back of a horse-drawn wagon to haul to a steam engine. There is a building on the left, and more buildings o...
Description: McNinch Road, an unpaved road near the Little Wolf River crossing in the town of Wyoming.
Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.
Description: Joseph R. McCarthy campaigned hard for election to the Senate in 1946, traveling throughout the state. He paused in Manawa, however, for a visit with Mrs....
Description: Muriel and Laurie Peterson posing in front of a corn field as they look at each other. They are each holding corn cobs and leaves.
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