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Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. Cardboard backing reads: "Marinette - Lecture room - Stephenson Public Library." Reverse of cardboard backi...

Photograph

Man Working at Desk

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man, seen from the side, seated working at a small desk or table and smoking a cigar. Behind him is a wooden gate and a metal fence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men pose with train No. 5, engine No. 8.

Postcard

Hotel Marinette

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: The Hotel Marinette.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over river towards the town.

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery marker, shown on the site.

Photograph

Squash Harvest

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman stands amid a patch of squash plants and displays a large squash in Marinette County.

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Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871 

Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1941 

Description: A tourist map of Marinette County, Wisconsin that includes indexes of the lakes and rivers in the county which also identify the fish present, a list of ra...

Photograph

Marinette Harbor

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Harbor in Marinette at sunset.

Date: 1938 after

Description: The 45th parallel of north latitude marker, marking halfway between the equator and the north pole. The marker is located on Highway 141, three miles north...

Date: 1871 

Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.

Photograph

Beer Drinkers

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men near the Koss railroad depot, the majority of whom are seated on the ground. One of the men is sitting on a piano stool. To the right of the...

Postcard

Lauerman's Store

Date: 1914 before

Description: Exterior view of Lauerman's Store with pennant strings hanging on the building and a U.S. flag flying on the roof. A large group of people congregate in th...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.

Date:  

Description: The Menominee River and paper mill as photographed by William A. Hotchkiss for the Wisconsin Good Roads Association.

Date: 1871 

Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Peshtigo Company sawmill including the old wooden dam in the foreground. There are logs in the water on the left.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Joe Wisconsin, a Potowatomi Indian, grandson of Sheboygan war chief Pa-mob-a-mee. Wisconsin was born at Sheboygan Falls about 1833 and is known to have be...

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