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Photograph

Hand Car Shop

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Description: Two men stand in front of the Hand Car Shop, which was built in 1916.

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Description: Probably Ernest Joseph Belisle (b. 1901), a singer who recorded for Helene Stratman-Thomas. Helene is standing on the right.

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas, possibly at the home of Donalda La Grandeur, a singer of French-Canadian songs who recorded for Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: The still smoldering foundation of a burned brick building in the wake of a tornado that swept through the town. More debris can be seen in the background.

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water of the damage created by a tornado. A river, with debris visibly floating in it, runs through the town. Groups of people are walki...

Date: 1961-04-28 

Description: Three boys stand at the front of their classroom and read aloud the story, "The Funny Hats" while wearing funny hats.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

Date: 1912 

Description: Panoramic bird's-eye view. Identifiable businesses include: T.J. McNally Clothing & Shoes, M.J. Casey, The Winter Drug Store, Bank of New Richmond.

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Singer Donalda La Grandeur, left, and collector Helene Stratman-Thomas on the porch at the home of La Grandeur.

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: A small group of people stand in the yard of a damaged house that had its roof removed by a tornado, and moved off of its foundation, which is exposed on t...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Elevated view of New Richmond after the tornado hit on June 12, 1899. Many people are gathered around the railroad tracks and a few others are seen among t...

Date: 1946-08-08 

Description: Helene Stratman-Thomas and possibly Ernest Joseph Belisle.

Date: 1942-04 

Description: Sales girls (L to R): Patsie Anderson, Margaret Hatche, and Leone Owens distribute war bonds and stamps to farmers and other townspeople during a W.W. II s...

Photograph

"Daylight Store"

Date: 1917-01-21 

Description: Winter scene entitled "Daylight Store," New Richmond, Wisconsin. View down sidewalk with storefronts on the right cleared of snow, and a tall snowbank alon...

Date: 1942 

Description: View from across street of the Larson-Wiler Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership.

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Description: Interior view of the Hudson Public Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a children'...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view of people working with the relief effort in the aftermath of a tornado. Boxes of supplies are piled near a man in the foreground, and a man h...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers amid debris left from the aftermath of a tornado. Trees have been stripped of their limbs and bark, and houses have been flattened by the n...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Hudson with three women in the foreground and the St. Croix River in the background.

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Description: Portrait of the Honorable Charles Donohue, Mayor of New Richmond, Wisconsin. Donohue was born December 5, 1843 in Goosebury Hill, Co. Cork in Ireland and d...

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