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Ward Hotel

Date: 1925 

Description: A three-story wooden structure with front porch identified as the Ward Hotel by a large sign on the front of the building. Several automobiles are parked d...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Four Wheel Drive Historic Marker

Date: 1960-10-15 

Description: Walter A. Olen, former president of the FWD (four wheel drive) Corporation and curator of the FWD Foundation museum, unveiled the Four Wheel Drive historic...

Date: 1914 

Description: International Harvester 30-60 Mogul Tractor pulling a P&O draft plow. One man stands on the back of the tractor, and a group of men stand in the field near...

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a mother and two children sitting in a horse and buggy pulled by a single horse. In the background is a building on the shoreline of a bo...

Date: 2008 

Description: Gray Czeskleba ran a hardware store at 206 West Fulton Street in Waupaca before turning exclusively to gasoline and oil distribution in 1925.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Christine (mother), Laurie and Muriel Peterson sitting in the grass. Laurie is looking directly at the camera.

Photograph

Lone Fisherman

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.

Photograph

Round Silo

Date: 1895 

Description: A twenty-five foot high round silo featured on the farm of F.D. Parish, 4.5 miles southeast of Waupaca. The silo is twenty feet in diameter. Two men are ge...

Photograph

Sledding

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...

Photograph

Waupaca County Road

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: McNinch Road, an unpaved road near the Little Wolf River crossing in the town of Wyoming.

Photograph

Swiss Chapel

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four women workers standing in front of the Four Wheel Drive Factory.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Couple canoeing under partly cloudy skies with sun dappling the water on Rainbow Lake, Chain O' Lakes.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Laurie Peterson, standing, and Muriel Peterson, kneeling, pose as if taking photographs of a baby seated on the ground. They each hold a camera. The baby (...

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Ashmun family posed on and behind a bench. C.S. Ashmun, Jane Ashmun and Isabel Ashmun Roberts are seated on the bench, while...

Date:  date unknown

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.

Photograph

Woman on Horseback

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman on horseback posing near a fence. There is a hill in the background.

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