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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1871 

Description: Aftermath of Peshtigo fire on October 8, 1871. Devastated landscape with deer carcass in foreground. The Peshtigo fire razed the small town of approximatel...

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Koss Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and two young boys pose in front of the Koss Depot, which also serves as a post office and telegraph office.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Walter J. Kohler, Sr., (partially hidden, wearing a straw hat and with a flower in his lapel) makes a stop to which he had flown in his airplane, the "Vill...

Date: 1964-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of Marinette County Park. Picnic tables and a playground are scattered under a pine forest.

Date: 1895-09-05 

Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in about 1933, this appealingly picturesque service station, located at 1305 Pierce Avenue, was designed to blend into the neighborhood.

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Description: Two men with cows in the barnyard of farm.

Date: 1945 

Description: Two fishermen on rocks alongside the Pike River.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Superintendent J.N. Harrison and dispatcher W.H. Wright are seated at desks in the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad office.

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Street in Crivitz

Date:  date unknown

Description: One of the major streets in Crivitz.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Triptych panoramic view of Marinette lumber district, with M & M Box Company factory in the center.

Date: 1909-07-21 

Description: Photographic postcard of two men and a child sitting on the sidewalk in front of a house in residential area.

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River Scene

Date: 1871 

Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.

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Smelt Wrestling

Date: 1939-04 

Description: Two men smelt wrestling at the Smelt Carnival in Marinette.

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Corn Picking

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman picking corn on a farm.

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Men with Beer Keg

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Six men posed around a beer keg, holding glasses of beer. One man has a deck of cards.

Date: 1871 

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over river towards the town.

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Three Sawmills

Date:  date unknown

Description: A composite image of three photographs of sawmills and a saw graphic. The sawmills pictured are R.W. Merryman and Co.'s Mill (top), Sawyer & Goodman Co.'s...

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