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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Tip Top Dance Pavillion on Anderson Lake. The view from the lake shows several automobiles parked outside the pavillion. The s...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

Church of Christ

Date: 1930 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...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of view from road of a building. Signs indicate that the Post Office and Fire Marshall can be found within. Two automobiles are parke...

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Opera House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Opera House. Today this building is the Town Hall.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Farnsworth Public Library.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group of people posed in commercial area on a wooden sidewalk. Leigeois Bar, Implement Store, and Blacksmith Shop. Joseph Leigeois is shown in the fo...

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of group of people posing in front of a two-story wooden home with a large porch on which American Flags are displayed. A windmill st...

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...

Photograph

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the court house facade featuring a domed clock tower. The structure is made of stone and has rounded windows, steeply-pitched dormers, and an a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of Church of Christ, Christian Scientist church, built in 1886, the first Christian Scientist church outside of Boston and the first in America bu...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men and boys posing with horses and horse-drawn vehicles in front of the Baudhuin and Svoboda store. There is a Post Office sign on the building.

Book or Pamphlet

Building on Superior Street

Date: 1969 before

Description: Building on the west side of Superior Street where Joseph Ruelle was shot.

Date: 1964-10 ca.

Description: Church of Christ, Scientist, crowd of people (children) walking into church.

Postcard

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of buildings along Main Street. A tavern sits next to a general store with a gas pump on the corner. Two automobiles are parked outsi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of adults posing in front of a brick house. The house has a patterned design on the exterior. Below the peak of the roof,...

Date: 1886 after

Description: A view of the First Christian Science Church entrance and side. Vertical siding covers the structure and latticework and chevron stripes decorate the buil...

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