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Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street with storefronts on both sides. On the left, there is a tailor shop, Pundy's Cafe, Dubow's[?] Variety Store, a clothing store, and Vander...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Photograph

Improved Rural Road

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Amery Road near New Richmond. The photograph was taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association probably as an illustration of the kind of improved roads t...

Date: 1942 

Description: Blockman A.W. Olson and Lee Murphy outside the latter's International Harvester dealership. There is a sign for "International Trucks" above the sidewalk....

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

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: 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: 1908 

Description: Colorized panoramic elevated view with the main commercial district in the center. The high school is on the far right.

Date: 1942 

Description: Exterior view of the Fleming Motor Company, an International Harvester dealership. Three men are standing on the right, and a gas pump is in front of the e...

Date: 1975 

Description: The north fork on the Kinnikinnick River.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a children'...

Date: 1899-07 

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

Date: 1942-04-29 

Description: Man pulling a trailer with an International truck for J.G. Larson & Sons, an International Harvester dealership. The trailer is loaded with two old tractor...

Date: 1930 

Description: View of an Indian mounds marker on the St. Croix River.

Photograph

Page House

Date: 1939-01 

Description: Page House, built in 1856 by Father McGee as a rectory for the Catholic Church. The house stands on Second Street, overlooking the St. Croix River.

Date: 1895 

Description: A flock of purebred Shropshire ewes standing near a fence on the farm of Geo. Martin. In the background is a farmhouse with laundry on the line, a farm bui...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Burkhardt Milling and Electric Power Co., built in 1914.

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking down first street in downtown Glenwood, Wisocnsin.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. There is a cupola over the belfry and an arched doorway. Handwritten on the right: "Does this loo...

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