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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: A vine-covered arched trellis with a yoke hanging from it is over the path leading into the camp. A camp building is in the background.

Date: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his arms spread wide, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follett...

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

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

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.

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Color postcard of a tent and canoe in the woods by a lake.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Rice Lake with a lumber yard in the foreground, a railroad and Rice Lake at left.

Date: 1884 

Description: Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...

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Postcard

Views of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Multiples views of Haugen, including a church, a school with a group of students posed outside, and a train.

Postcard

View of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Haugen, Wisconsin with a horse-drawn wagon in the foreground.

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