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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

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: 1933 ca.

Description: This map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, schools, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Shawano County, which at t...

Photograph

Raymond Holzse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of a waist-up portrait of Raymond Holzse. Holzse was described as a "bandit of northern Wisconsin, who planned several stage holdups."

Photograph

Wolf River Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wolf River Dam with ice and snow. Houses are in the background.

Map or Atlas

A Map of Shawano Lake

Date: 1991 ca.

Description: A map of Shawano Lake. Lake depths are shown by isolines. "Not intended for navigation." It includes a location map and a list of fish.

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Description: Memohead of the Viking Lumber Company of Wittenberg, Wisconsin, with a circular trademark, printed in red ink, of a figure with a moustache and beard, wear...

Date: 1975 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard during the Menominee takeover of the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in 1975.

Date: 1888 

Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...

Photograph

Menominee Family

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Description: Studio portrait of the Menominee family of Kaw-hee-she-uh-quat in formal attire.

Photograph

Loading Big Log

Date: 1936 

Description: Loading a large white pine log cut on the Menominee Indian Reservation onto a truck. The log was hauled to the Wisconsin State Fair for a display about th...

Photograph

Feed Plant

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: View of the Gresham Cooperative Feed Mill. A residential house is visible in the background.

Postcard

Hotel Carley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Carley. Two women can be seen sitting on the far left steps of the hotel. One man sits in a chair near the entrance with...

Photograph

Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

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.

Map or Atlas

City of Shawano

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, and Wolf Lake. An index of streets is also included.

Photograph

Wolf River Paper

Date: 1939-10 

Description: Wolf River Paper Company factory complex on the Wolf River.

Date: 1924 

Description: A sign north of Shawano marks the Military Road, built 1864-1871, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Marquette, Michigan. In 1924 the Wisconsin portion of the r...

Date: 1935 

Description: Exterior view of the Bethany Indian Mission School.

Date: 1948 

Description: This blue line print map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, buildings, streets, railroads, and the Wolf River.

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