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Map or Atlas

Rusk County Map

Date: 1975 

Description: This map shows the locations of historic sites and points of interest in Rusk County, Wisconsin. A location key, descriptions of the historical importance...

Photograph

Picnic

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Children and adults enjoy a picnic in the wooded schoolyard at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Pans of food have been placed on boards supported by...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Earl Woodbury, 14, and his sister Helen, 12, work barefoot in the garden of their home farm. Both are students at the Cloverland School, District No. 2. Th...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows "choice lake properties owned by Rusk Farm Company, Eau Claire, Wis." on Potato Lake in the Town of Rusk, Rusk County, Wi...

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior of the two-story Rusk County Normal School.

Postcard

Buff Creek Farm

Date: 1915-06-19 

Description: Photographic postcard of Buff Creek Farm. The farmhouse is on the left and the barn and outbuildings are on the right. A man and an automobile are near the...

Postcard

"Soo" Depot

Date: 1909-05-14 

Description: Black and white postcard of the Soo Line railroad depot. Text in red in the upper left corner reads "'SOO' Depot, Bruce, Wis."

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Wisconsin Central Railroad Bridge. Wisconsin Central Railroad Company was incorporated in February 1871.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: St. Mary's Hospital in Ladysmith.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows land for sale by the Rusk Farm Company. Caption reads, "Look carefully at the map. Notice the thickly settled country on all sides of our la...

Date: 1909-05-15 

Description: Photographic postcard of a poster promoting Bruce with seven photographs. The fairgrounds, Main Street, farm scene, Catholic Church, Chippewa River bridge,...

Photograph

Mataczneski Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of the Mataczneski family farm.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down a retail street. Cars are parked at an angle along the curbs in front of the shops.

Photograph

Mischkie Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Mischkie Lake from a forested shore.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of view from shoreline of a bridge over the Chippewa River. Text at bottom reads: "Bridge Crossing Chippewa River, Bruce, Wis."

Photograph

A Season's Hunt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hunters stand outdoors with deer at their feet, showing off their hunting prizes. Several dwellings are visible in the background.

Photograph

Pea Viner

Date: 1924 

Description: A group of farmers, including women and children, pose in front of a pea processing plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated photographic postcard view of Main Street with horses and carts along the street. Dwellings and commercial buildings are on both sides of the stre...

Date: 1959-04 

Description: The Mississippi River Logging Company's dam built in Soft Maple Creek in 1877.

Photograph

Ladysmith

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Ladysmith.

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