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Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the tree-lined shore of Kelly Lake at Underwood Point.

Date: 1921 

Description: Truck owned by the Holt Lumber Company of Oconto which was used by the company to deliver slab wood to customers in the city. The truck was manufactured b...

Date: 1910 

Description: Hunters dragging deer from woods. In the center is Frank Langeois, son of Joseph Jr.

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of two lakeside cottages, taken from Birch Walk at Kelly Lake. Both cottages have docks and porches that overlook the lake.

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, viewed from east-southeast.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Catherine, Stanley and Sofia Pranica, a Polish family, harvesting cucumbers.

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: Large piles of logs waiting to be processed into lumber sit next to the Oconto River at Holt's Landing. In the background stand what appear to be piles of...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and the first building erected in Americ...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: First Presbyterian Church, which burned in 1890.

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Polish Mother

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Close-up portrait of a Polish mother.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Oconto County Historical Museum.

Photograph

Kelly Lake

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of cottages along Kelly Lake's shoreline, taken from a high vantage point. Given the large size of the two-story structures, they may be hotels or...

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library in Oconto. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by a donation of $15,000 from Mrs. George Farnsworth. A...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, built in 1886, the first Christian Science church outside of Boston and the first in America built for this purpose.

Photograph

Barley Field

Date: 1895-07-09 

Description: A twenty-acre field of barley on the farm of Chas Parey, with two men standing waist-high in the barley. A hardwood forest lines the edge of the field.

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Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Farnsworth Public Library exterior. The building is constructed of stone and brick; columns and a pediment frame the main entrance. A girl w...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Holt Lumber Company sawmill, built in 1840.

Date: 1963-05-25 ca.

Description: An interior view of Treasure City, a souvenir shop on a highway which travels north from Chicago, Illinois. Nets of sea shells, displays of jewelery, and m...

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Threshing on Farm

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Threshing on the Henry Johnson farm. This threshing rig owned by Michael Ehlinger was the first to be used in the township. Standing on the separator from...

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