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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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Peshtigo.

Photograph

Old Trading Post

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the boom company office and the site of the old trading post.

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: 1871 

Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young woman and four girls wearing frilly dresses and straw hats pose on a narrow wooden bridge.

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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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...

Date: 1909 

Description: Scene near what may be Coleman, perhaps on the shore of Green Bay on Lake Michigan. View through tall grass towards a man standing next to an automobile lo...

Photograph

Marinette Harbor

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Harbor in Marinette at sunset.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man in overalls stands in a cornfield looking up at the tall stalks.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and railroads in southwest portion of Marinette County. Sections of the map are in ye...

Painting

Peshtigo Fire

Date:  

Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Two young men in a cynical pose, leaning against a siding wall, with a mock grave (headboard, hat and coat) in the foreground.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior of Post Office.

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: This manuscript map of the southern portion of the Town of Porterfield, Marinette County, Wisconsin, shows sections and land ownership. The Menominee River...

Date:  date unknown

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

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