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Photograph

Entering the City

Date:  date unknown

Description: A distant view of Weyauwega, taken from a dirt road. The backs of various businesses and homes are visible, along with a lake and railroad cars.

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the facade and side of the St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Gothic Revival-style structure has two steeples, the larger to the right...

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Description: Intersection in Fremont, Wisconsin, showing two service stations. The panorama was created by the Department of Transportation by taping together three pr...

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Description: Letterhead of Wolf River Lines, a telephone company in Weyauwega, Wisconsin, with telephone poles and wires spanning a river with silhouettes of buildings...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view of roads, railroad tracks, building, farm fields, and a body of water.

Postcard

Grand View Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Grand View Hotel.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Sign for the toll road at Big Smoky Falls on the Wolf River.

Photograph

Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.

Date: 1941 

Description: This pictorial map shows sites related to Indian legends, mounds, and trails in the Chain O' Lakes region in southwestern Waupaca County, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Readfield

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of a man and boy standing at the road. This location would later become the site of Jung's General Store. The photograph has a horse and bu...

Date: 1966-07-17 

Description: Parade float parked by the side of a road. It is advertising Republican candidates running for office. The portraits on the float are of Wisconsin Governor...

Photograph

Roadside Picnic

Date: 1917 

Description: Roadside picnic on the way to Waupaca. Mary E. Smith is seated with a friend on a white blanket with thermoses and a picnic basket. In the background the a...

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: View from the Water Street Bridge over the Waupaca River toward the Waupaca Water Department.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fred Stocker loads bales of hay from the back of a flatbed wagon onto a conveyor at his farm. The large bales march up the conveyor to the opening near the...

Postcard

Weyauwega

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Weyauwega commercial district with writing that says "Wish you were here with us, Mrs. P.M. Olfson"

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

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Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.

Postcard

Courthouse

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Waupaca courthouse.

Photograph

Torger Gilbertson

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Description: Quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Torger Gilbertson, a corporal in Company I, Wisconsin 15 Infantry. The following information was obtained from the...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1965 

Description: An aerial view, looking east. Highway 49 is at center.

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