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Smelt Wrestling

Date: 1939-04 

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of railroad tracks towards Holmes Junction, an intersection of the Wisconsin & Michigan and the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul railroads,...

Photograph

Sorting Logs

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Log pond with two lumberjacks walking on the floating logs and sorting them in the Peshtigo River area.

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...

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Description: Exterior view of the Free Library at Wausaukee located above a restaurant.

Postcard

Dunlap Square

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Dunlap Square in Marinette.

Photograph

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.

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City Water Co.

Date: 1930 

Description: Front view of pump room, side of part of Boiler Room.

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Railroad Men

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group of railroad employees standing in the doorway of a store.

Date: 1945 

Description: Two fishermen on rocks alongside the Pike River.

Photograph

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:  date unknown

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

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Description: Wisconsin Land Economic Inventory mapping crew starting out in the snow for instruction.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A map of Marinette County, Wisconsin shows the township and range system, sections, towns, cities and villages, streams and lakes, railroads, roads, school...

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".

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

Photograph

Joe Wisconsin

Date: 1918 

Description: Joe Wisconsin, the Potowatomi grandson of Sheboygan war chief Pa-mob-a-mee. Wisconsin was born at Sheboygan Falls about 1833 and at about the time of his...

Postcard

The River Road

Date:  

Description: Colorized postcard view of a road along a river.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The fisheries in Marinette.

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