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Photograph

Reed School

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Reed School teacher, Mrs. Orvilla Zillic, and her 17 students pose for a photograph. Built in 1915, the school became the Wisconsin Historical Society's 10...

Date: 1913-04-04 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Soo Line train crossing a bridge over the Black River near Withee. The three x's indicate places where the bridge had been damaged by...

Date: 1886 

Description: The Neillsville "Clippers" baseball team pose for portrait in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Scene at Thorp

Date: 1927 

Description: A street scene with the train depot on the left. An automobile parked on the street side. A seed store on the next block with someone entering it. There is...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View uphill towards the central business district. Commercial buildings on the left include a service station and Hotel Thorp. On the right are commercial...

Photograph

Owen Railroad Depot

Date: 1919 

Description: The office of the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad. Left to right: Bert Spaulding, an Owen business man; mail clerk Frank Dick; L.H. Lu...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A nurse instructs two mothers about baby shoes.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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Description: Letterhead of Al. Strebe, dealer of Overland and Willys-Knight automobiles in Abbotsford, Wisconsin, with side views of women driving and riding in two aut...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of the dining room at the Greenwood lumber camp. The long tables are set with dishes and food, and there is a wood stove between the tables.

Photograph

Jim Hightower

Date: 1988 

Description: Texas political activist and broadcaster James Hightower at a political event for Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1927 

Description: A view of the public school, a large two-story brick building with a belfry. Young trees lining the pathway to the entrance.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of a Catholic church. View of front of the church with the altar and religious icons. There are ornate designs near the ceiling and the arch to th...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Neillsville, with inset.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of home of Chas Cornelius, the Register of Deeds. The house is adorned with elaborate carpeting and decorative wallpaper. Additionally, vario...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The family whose farm was the location where the alleged murderers were captured is pictured left to right: Anthony Pomputis, a friend of Robert Winslow, (...

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Neighbors of the Pomputis family and newspaper reporters wait on a highway near the farm where the confessed murderers were hiding.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Buford Sennett, confessed murderer, soon after his capture at the Pomputis farm, sitting between a police officer and the driver of the car.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Photograph

Cranberry Reservoir

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Reservoir used to store water for raising cranberries. A large group of people are walking around the perimeter towards automobiles parked in the distance....

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