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Ginseng Beds

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers preparing ginseng beds in northern Wisconsin.


Description: Letterhead of Carl Stargardt, bridge contractor in Athens, Wisconsin, with two-color illustrations in brown and green inks of an automobile heading toward...

Date: 1912 

Description: Four businessmen in suits and hats stand around an automobile parked among birch trees, while another man sits in the passenger seat. They are visiting a l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cyanotype print of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians near Bradley Junction which is near Minocqua. The group is standing in front of a wigwam, and a woman in the r...


Mary E. Smith

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of Mary E. Smith, taken by her husband Dr. Joseph F. Smith. Mrs. Smith is sitting in the grass, and wears an elaborate hat decorated wi...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: David R. Obey posing with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill in Brokaw, WI, during his first campaign for Congress.


St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from field looking up at St. Mary's Hospital situated atop a hill in front of fenced pastures. A horse is grazing in a pasture on the right.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of the George Stevens marker with the Wisconsin Auto Supply Company in the background and the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1991 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (seated, second from the right) listens while Virginia McGinley testifies at a public forum on health care. This was...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Four businessmen standing around a table, eating along the banks of the Wisconsin River. The table is set with a stack of bowls and a crate of apples. Logs...

Date: 1916 

Description: Basting the meat on the rotisserie for the Rotary Club Barbeque held at the campsite of Neal Brown.

Date: 1988 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey and Les Aspin at the J.I. Case Company plant.


Wausau Wheelers

Date: 1987-06 

Description: Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin biking with the Wausau Wheelers.

Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter shaking hands in Wausau, while the Secret Service (left) keeps watch.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Gilbert Van Vechten. In 1897 Helen co-founded the Philosopher Press in Wausau, and became an expert in all matters rel...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View down snow-covered street with trees and houses along left side.


Third Street

Date: 1864 

Description: View looking North up Third Street near Market Square. There are five boys and a horse in the middle of the road.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Guenther Half Way House. People traveling between Wausau and Stevens Point by stage stopped here overnight. The 100-year-old tavern was torn down in 19...

Date: 1916-05-30 

Description: Family of four seated in a car near the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society orchard. The car is parked on a country road in front of a house.

Date: 1936 

Description: A rock outcropping with children at Rib Mountain State Park.

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