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Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Big Falls and the Little Wolf River. The Little Wolf river is at lower right.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of high school building.

Date: 1946 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy campaigned hard for election to the Senate in 1946, traveling throughout the state. He paused in Manawa, however, for a visit with Mrs....

Photograph

Manawa High School

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Manawa High School. It is postmarked 1930, the year in which Joseph R. McCarthy, certainly its most famous graduate, completed his high school curriculum....

Photograph

William R. Parks

Date: 1908 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of William R. Parks, a photographer from Iola, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Iola Storefronts

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Description: Nineteenth century storefronts and angle parking in downtown Iola, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Clifford Thompson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Clifford Thompson, at one time the tallest man in America, in a jacket and top hat posing next to a chair.

Photograph

Sledders

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home. Laurie holds the rope of a sl...

Date: 1951 

Description: Group portrait of Lansing A. Wilcox — last Civil War veteran in Wisconsin — with a group of men at his 105th birthday. The birthday party was held at the G...

Photograph

View of Big Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of town roads and buildings with stumpland foreground.

Date: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west-northwest over Silver Lake.

Photograph

Water Street Bridge

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: Water Street Bridge over the Waupaca River in the city of Waupaca.

Photograph

Saloon

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of the exterior of a saloon. A group of men lounge on the porch of the establishment.

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Description: View of paper mill on the river.

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.

Photograph

Cheese Factory

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Description: The Silverfield cheese factory located on US Highway 10 and State Highway 110. A variety of dairy products are for sale.

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Readfield

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph depicting a man and boy standing in the road. This location would later become the site of Jung's General Store.

Photograph

Martin Jenson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Martin Jenson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

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Description: Rail siding and hand car with crew at Slashing, Waupaca County. Three men stand on a hand car. Another man sits on a load of logs in the background.

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Family Portrait

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Ashmun family posed on and behind a bench. C.S. Ashmun, Jane Ashmun and Isabel Ashmun Roberts are seated on the bench, while...

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