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Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Photograph

Entrance to Big Bay

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View from water of footbridge crossing lagoon at Big Bay on Madeline Island.

Date: 1935 

Description: A ribes eradication crew that was part of the white pine blister rust effort in a Barron County forest. The caption indicates that the crew, which was com...

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Description: Meeting of the board of directors of the newly formed Barron County Holstein Breeders Association.

Photograph

Knapp Stout and Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Knapp Stout and Co. flour mill. The mill was built in 1880 and was destroyed by a fire in 1911.

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Ernest Albert Hilfiker (1905-1993) poses with copper kettles in the making room of the Tuscobia cheese factory.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Date: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd at fairground, with people watching from horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground, more spectators in the grandstands with umbrellas in the background.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a street in Chetek.

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cameron.

Date: 1927-02 

Description: Cameron Street Scene, primarily documenting the Boortz Garage and Sales Room and its curbside gas pumps.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a street in Prairie Farm, lined with multiple buildings on either side.

Date: 1941-08-15 

Description: Otto Rindlisbacher, folk singer and maker of stringed instruments, sitting in his shop holding a Hardanger fiddle.

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

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