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Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A woman and her young daughter stand in a yard examining a house in the aftermath of a tornado. The house has one entire side missing, a tree leans over on...

Date: 1977-06 

Description: A view of the St. Croix River crossing at Hudson during the development of the Interstate Bridge. The old eastbound bridge seen here was built in 1951 whil...

Date: 1912 

Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view. Identifiable businesses include: T.J. McNally Clothing & Shoes, M.J. Casey, The Winter Drug Store, Bank of New Richmond.

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Description: Portrait of the Honorable Charles Donohue, Mayor of New Richmond, Wisconsin. Donohue was born December 5, 1843 in Goosebury Hill, Co. Cork in Ireland and d...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view toward the horizon over a bridge on a river of the widespread destruction left in the wake of a tornado. Destroyed houses litter the scene an...

Postcard

Sanatorium

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Sanatorium in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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Description: Portrait of the Honorable Charles Donohue, Mayor of New Richmond, Wisconsin, and his grandson, Charles III. The elder Donohue was born December 5, 1843 in...

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: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Side view of a group of people looking at the debris left by a tornado from a covered horse-drawn carriage. In the foreground the roof of a houselies on th...

Photograph

Pulpit Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man surveying the landscape stands atop Pulpit Rock.

Date: 1937 

Description: Toll house in Hudson showing two cars passing through.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view of people working with the relief effort in the aftermath of a tornado. Boxes of supplies are piled near a man in the foreground, and a man h...

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Photograph

Baptist Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Baptist church.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Business district on Second Street lined with horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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.

Postcard

Lutheran Church

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of a Lutheran church.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...

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Description: View of Oak Hill Farm, including the farmhouse. In the foreground are a man standing on the left, a woman sitting with a cat in her lap, and a dog.

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