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Photograph

Waupaca House

Date: 1884 

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

Photograph

Fisherman

Date:  date unknown

Description: The photographer, Carl A. Peterson, takes a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

Photograph

Saloon

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of the exterior of a saloon. A group of men lounge on the porch of the establishment.

Date: 1966-07-17 

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...

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

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

Photograph

Planting Trout

Date: 1936-04-26 

Description: Planting trout in Waupaca County. Left to right on bank: S.A. LaVoilette, Joe Samz, Lloyd Pinkawski, Edwin Kargewski, W.M. Geiger, G. Moder, Billy LaVoilet...

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:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage crosses the Mill Street Bridge while another carriage parks near the grain elevator.

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: 1951 

Description: Group portrait of Lansing A. Wilcox — last Civil War veteran in Wisconsin — with a group of men at his 105th birthday. The birthday party was held at the G...

Photograph

Veterans' Home

Date: 1988-06 

Description: "Veterans' Home at King, WI."

Date:  

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...

Date: 1942 

Description: Men working on a "MacArthur Week" scrap drive near an International Harvester dealership. Two men are on the flatbed of a truck, and there is also a horse-...

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Description: Rail siding and hand car with crew at Slashing, Waupaca County. Three men stand on a hand car. Another man sits on a load of logs in the background.

Date: 1942 

Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...

Photograph

Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

Date:  

Description: A threshing crew of men pose on tractors and threshing equipment on the Krenke farm. The tractor is powered by an engine and the threshing machine is pulle...

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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