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Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: A small, stone house with a miniature water wheel. Caption on negative jacket reads, "Miniature water wheel which generates electricity to light the reside...

Photograph

Indian School

Date:  

Description: Indian School in Shawano.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1834 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, mills, forts, hospitals, and parts of Devil River and Fox River.

Photograph

Railroad Tie Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Rogalsky's railroad tie mill, showing workers and logs ready to be milled. Photographer Charles J. Ruppenthal was known to have been active in Tige...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Shawano High School.

Photograph

Mixed Cedar Forest

Date: 1963-05-26 

Description: The edge of a mixed cedar forest with aspen tree.

Photograph

Cream Wagon

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: Man driving a cream wagon pulled by a team of horses and loaded with dairy products.

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Description: Letterhead of A.K. Porter, a poultry breeder and egg dealer from Shawano, Wisconsin, with an image of a rooster and a chicken. Printed on lined note paper.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: The Rand House in Wittenberg.

Date: 1939 

Description: A group of women golfers at the No. 1 tee of the Shalagoco Country Club.

Date: 1975 

Description: Negotiations between Neil Hawpetoss, a leader of the Menominee Warrior Society that had seized the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in January 1975, and a memb...

Photograph

Herman Rafoth

Date: 1925 

Description: Herman Rafoth, smoking a pipe, stands behind a two-story wooden house. Rafoth was the driver of a stage held up by Raymond Holzse on May 8, 1880. A woman...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men stand in the snow in front of the Wisconsin & Northern Railroad engine #2 (the second locomotive with this number) in the woods on the Menominee...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

Photograph

Arrest at Gresham

Date: 1975-01-27 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard arrest a group of Native Americans during the takeover of the Alexian Brother Novitiate near Gresham. The arrest wa...

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Standoff at Gresham

Date: 1975 

Description: An unidentified member of the Wisconsin State Patrol points his revolver at several Native Americans at a vehicle checkpoint near Gresham. The State Patrol...

Date: 1935 

Description: Exterior view of the Bethany Indian Mission School.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: "Out for a Spin," a postcard from Bonduel, Wisconsin, showing a man driving an early open automobile with a railroad overpass behind him.

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