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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: 1917 

Description: Winter scene with five engines bucking snow on the Soo Line. Between January 21 and 22, 1917, 9" of snow fell with drifts up to 11.5 feet covering western...

Date: 1942 

Description: A high school band marches down the street during MacArthur Week, a state sponsored scrap drive effort. Crowds of children and adults line both sides of th...

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.

Photograph

River and Bridge

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a town with a railroad bridge crossing over a river. Several individuals are visible crossing the bridge. Sign near bridge says: "Willow R...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Elevated view of New Richmond after the tornado hit on June 12, 1899. Many people are gathered around the railroad tracks and a few others are seen among t...

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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 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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Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Elevator Company, keepers of "grain, hay and produce," from Roberts, Wisconsin, with a sheaf of wheat in a center medallion, su...

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Description: Letterhead of The Sanatorium Company, with a three-quarter view of the sanatorium building set into a background of flowers and banners proclaiming the ben...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Moffat Octagon House, erected in 1855 by Judge John S. Moffat.

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...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands among piles of rubble left in the wake of a tornado. A number of men are working in the large piles of debris, which includes lu...

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

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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: 1921-08-27 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad Staff Annual Picnic in Prospect Park.

Postcard

Main Street

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Description: View looking south down Main Street.

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.

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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.

Postcard

St. Croix River

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the St. Croix River, Northwest Railroad, bridge, and part of the town of Hudson.

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