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"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1989 

Description: Red Ford Mustangs are a center of attention at the 1989 Iola Old Car Show.

Date: 1870 

Description: This 1870 map of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, and lakes and streams.

Date: 1925 

Description: Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis Association exhibit advertised in the storefront of a building in New London, Wisconsin. Two women are looking through the wind...

Date: 1917 

Description: Carl Peterson and his family, take a rest while driving their car on a rural dirt road. His son's name is Laurie and the girl is Muriel Peterson Jacobs. No...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of high school building.

Date: 1910 

Description: A fire fighting crew battling the Big Falls Forest Fire.

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...

Photograph

Telephone Linemen

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Group portrait of four telephone linemen standing together, three of them wearing leg braces. The man leaning on the pole is Carl Peterson, the first man o...

Photograph

Torger Gilbertson

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Torger Gilbertson, a corporal in Company I, Wisconsin 15 Infantry. The following information was obtained from the...

Photograph

The Amateur

Date: 1905-09-12 ca.

Description: Laurie Peterson pretending to take a photograph, with a prop camera, of Muriel Peterson as she is gazing at a cat. In the background are trees and shrubs....

Date: 1941-08 ca.

Description: Charles Robinson, singer of lumberjack songs, left, with an unidentified man sitting behind what appears to be a microphone on a stand.

Date: 1914 

Description: Paving the main street with concrete was an occasion that brought out a large part of the Clintonville community to watch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Trick photographic portrait of a man standing next to a table and holding a pipe in his hand. On the table is a man's large head placed on a pedestal. He i...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1989-11-11 

Description: Water Street near the Waupaca River.

Photograph

Waupaca House

Date: 1884 

Description: Copy photograph of a group portrait outside the Waupaca House general store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson and her son, Laurie. He is posing with his arm around his mother's shoulders. They are standing outdoors and shrubs are in the backgroun...

Photograph

Iola Mill

Date:  

Description: MIll race at the Iola Mill.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

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