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Photograph

Entrance to Big Bay

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View from water of footbridge crossing lagoon at Big Bay on Madeline Island.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: This 1901 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down a street with stores and shops. The stores include: Koffee Kup Kafe, Hotel East, Boortz Garage, a hardware store, and the State & County Deposi...

Date: 1927 

Description: A log cabin, which features a screened-in porch and attic door.

Photograph

Knapp Stout and Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Knapp Stout and Co. flour mill. The mill was built in 1880 and was destroyed by a fire in 1911.

Photograph

Harvesting a Field

Date: 1895-10-17 

Description: Elevated view from hill of a large group of men harvesting a field. Four men are standing atop a mound of what appears to be straw or hay. A steam thresher...

Date: 1872 after

Description: A group of men use a team of four horses to transport logs across snow-covered ground on a sled. Trees stand in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of people standing on a platform next to a snow-covered train arriving at a station.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Date:  

Description: Meeting of the board of directors of the newly formed Barron County Holstein Breeders Association.

Photograph

Hammonds Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two separate views. Left image: E.S. Hammond's Camp at Gillette. Spur(?). Several buildings are behind railroad tracks. Right image: Louis Boudry, the coo...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Photograph

Park House Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Park House Hotel (called the Commercial House before 1888), which burned down in 1892.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men gathered around the entrance to a church where a meeting of the State Agricultural Association has been held.

Date: 1959 

Description: Photographic postcard view of cabins by a lake. In the foreground is a birch sign with antlers that reads: "Tonto."

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Photograph

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.

Postcard

Narrows Bridge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Narrows Bridge with a group of people beside it in a boat.

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