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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

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.

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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....

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: Sheriff Edward (Ace) Fischer, prisoner Robert Winslow, and Officer Ray Case, seated in an automobile with a man and woman looking in the window.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

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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...

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Thorp, Wisconisn

Date: 1910 

Description: Main Street looking north.

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: 1914 ca.

Description: This early-20th century map of Clark County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, wagon roads, railroads, settlers,...

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Locomotive

Date: 1910 

Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie railroad locomotive #2024, originally the Wisconsin Central Railroad #89, built by the Schenectady Locomotive Wo...

Date: 1910 

Description: "There never was but one Crop of Land. There never will be another." Shows towns, boundaries, roads, schoolhouses, sawmills, cheese factories, and creameri...

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Armory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Armory. Date on armory is 1892.

Date: 1947-11-17 

Description: The farm of the Pomputis family near Longwood, where Sennett and Winslow hid out and were captured.

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Men in Wood Shop

Date: 1937-10-18 

Description: Workers use machinery inside a woodworking shop owned by H.P. Ghent. An International P-12 power unit is on the left side of the room.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fairchild and Northeastern Railroad depot, with first train into Willard on the Fairchild and Northeastern Line.

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Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Logging crew posed in snow at a logging camp.

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the Fairchild & Northeastern steam locomotive pulling a load of logs over the Black River bridge near Greenwood. A man is standing o...

Date: 1933 

Description: Blue line copy on paper with manuscript additions in color. Shows boundaries of zoned areas, Wisconsin historical lands in zoned areas, county lands outsid...

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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