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Men on Utility Pole

Date:  

Description: Several men in safety harnesses pose on and around a utility pole. One of them is holding a small child.

Photograph

Ward Hotel

Date: 1925 

Description: A three-story wooden structure with front porch identified as the Ward Hotel by a large sign on the front of the building. Several automobiles are parked d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Mrs. Selma Ratcliffe.

Date: 1914 

Description: International Harvester 30-60 Mogul Tractor pulling a P&O draft plow. One man stands on the back of the tractor, and a group of men stand in the field near...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

Date: 1880 after

Description: A view of the Weyauwega Train Depot building, platform, and railroad tracks. Signs on the building read, "Agency Western Express Co." and "Western Express...

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a mother and two children sitting in a horse and buggy pulled by a single horse. In the background is a building on the shoreline of a bo...

Date: 2008 

Description: Gray Czeskleba ran a hardware store at 206 West Fulton Street in Waupaca before turning exclusively to gasoline and oil distribution in 1925.

Photograph

Manawa High School

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Manawa High School. It is postmarked 1930, the year in which Joseph R. McCarthy, certainly its most famous graduate, completed his high school curriculum....

Photograph

Entering the City

Date:  date unknown

Description: A distant view of Weyauwega, taken from a dirt road. The backs of various businesses and homes are visible, along with a lake and railroad cars.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson and her son, Laurie. He is posing with his arm around his mother's shoulders. They are standing outdoors and shrubs are in the backgroun...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Christine (mother), Laurie and Muriel Peterson sitting in the grass. Laurie is looking directly at the camera.

Date: 1946 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy campaigned hard for election to the Senate in 1946, traveling throughout the state. He paused in Manawa, however, for a visit with Mrs....

Date: 1913-12 

Description: Muriel and Laurie Peterson hold hands as they pose for a photograph in front of a decorated Christmas tree. In the background are many prints on the wall a...

Photograph

Lone Fisherman

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.

Date: 1930 

Description: The Waupaca County Veterans Hospital.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Sign for the toll road at Big Smoky Falls on the Wolf River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.

Photograph

Ole Peterson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Ole Peterson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information w...

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