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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows streets, churches, schools, wards, railroads, parks and fields, cemeteries, Historical Museum, Yacht Basin & Marina, and Marinette General H...


Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. Library furniture, bookshelves, a picture display and a door are visible. A note on the cardboard backing r...


Description: View down railroad tracks which pass the Miscauno Island depot. A railroad signal is on the left, and the platform for the depot is on the right.

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Peshtigo.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Stand of pine trees and pitched tents, with automobiles, in the Marinette Tourist Camp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of four men and a child standing in front of the station of the Wisconsin & Michigan Railroad. One of the men is crouching near two handcars...

Date: 1907-11-11 

Description: View down railroad tracks at the edge of a forest. The caption reads "mile post 270".


Description: Exterior view from road of the Stephenson Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Stephenson Public Library." The library is a cut stone buildin...


Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. The library opened in 1903 funded with a gift from Isaac Stephenson of $30,000. Reverse of cardboard backin...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two women working in a large vegetable garden. A long building, perhaps a barn, and a smaller building are on the left. In the background...

Date: 1871 

Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".


Street in Crivitz

Date:  date unknown

Description: One of the major streets in Crivitz.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird's-eye view of Marinette looking southwest from the Menominee side of the river.

Date: 2008 

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


A Log Jam


Description: A colorized postcard depicting a log jam scene with industrial buildings in the background.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of a marker on highway 41 designating the half way point between the Equator and the North Pole.


Dunlap Square


Description: Colorized postcard view across a river of Dunlap Square.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Shows sections and acreages. Covers portions of the area now occupied by Marinette and the Town of Peshtigo, Marinette County. "RecÂ’d Sept. 24 with Sur. Ge...

Map or Atlas

Marinette County Map

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of Marinette County.

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