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Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The remains of a house damaged by a tornado. The roof and much of the structure have been completely removed and destroyed. Other debris litters the surrou...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Rear view of a small group of women and children observing the aftermath of a tornado. They are standing on boards, and debris covers the ground.

Date: 1942 

Description: Men with horses, wagons, cars and trucks are parked alongside railroad tracks near a large scrap metal pile. The men are participating in a wartime scrap d...

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Description: Exterior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. The word "Library" is abov...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking southwest. Labeled on photograph: Post Office, Beebes Drugs, Opera House, Fair Store, Bank.

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas, possibly at the home of Donalda La Grandeur, a singer of French-Canadian songs who recorded for Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows McKenty's Addition between Maple Street and Hazel Street, and Spruce Street and Oak Street. The map also features an inset map of Hudson and...

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Description: The function known as patrol maintenance is seen performed in St. Croix County along State Highway 12 by a four-horse team pulling a road grader.

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Description: Exterior view of a machine shop in Hudson, which was built in 1916. There are railroad tracks and railroad cars alongside the building.

Date: 1899-07 

Description: People stand among the rubble of Ward S. Williams Co.'s stone block building after a tornado.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A firetruck with its hose hanging into the water is surrounded by debris and other wreckage left from a tornado.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the wooden Ford Bridge across the Willow River near Burkhardt. Trees appear on the far shore.

Date: 1876 

Description: This 1876 map of Saint Croix County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, cities and villages, land ownership and acreages, wagon...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A group of men working in the debris left in the wake of a tornado. A large column is leaning against part of a wall or foundation.

Photograph

Fourth of July

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of New Richmond(?) during a fourth of July celebration. Identification has not been fully verified, but there was a Coombs Hotel in this...

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas and possibly Ernest Joseph Belisle.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Kinnikinnick Falls, north branch.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of city, land ownership by name, local streets, roads, and part of Willow River and Lake St. Croix. The map is indexed by additions a...

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