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Dr. Joseph Smith: Early 20th Century Life in Marathon County - Image Gallery Essay

View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

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Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

A Wisconsin family's photography of their life, pets, parades and other festivities from the late 19th through the early 20th century.

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Learn about and view photographs of Wisconsin's first outdoor rock festival, a groundbreaking three-day event.

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View Carrie Chapman Catt's glass lantern slides from her travels as an activist for women's rights and world peace.

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View photographs taken by Dr. Joseph Smith in the early 20th century in and around Marathon County, Wisconsin.

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View more than 8,000 images of Wisconsin communities: main streets, the built environment, prominent points of interests and some rural scenes.

1850-2009

Photographs of political campaign techniques of the past.
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