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Photograph

Men Clearing Stumps

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: Clearing stumps with a stump machine on the farm of Christopher Paustenbach, three miles east of Medford, Taylor County.

Map or Atlas

Map of Rib Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color map of Rib Lake, Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 

Description: A promotional card displaying a group of thirteen people outside their new home in Northern Wisconsin.

The caption bellow the photograph reads, "These pe...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 5.

Date: 1895-09-03 

Description: The Fred Judas family poses with their second crop of red clover, three miles south of Medford. With their rakes and mower, they are converting the red clo...

Photograph

Abandoned Barn

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View of an abandoned farm and bare trees. Another small outbuilding is further down the hill on the left.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Medford, before the great fire of May 28, 1885.

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Library funded with a $6,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. On the right a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the...

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Date: 1960 

Description: This manuscript map of Taylor County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, lakes and streams, "Chippewa trails, Indian trails" Indian villages and...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

Photograph

Out for Lunch

Date: 1979 

Description: The driver helps a senior citizen board the bus after a lunch at the Medford Senior Center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: State Street in Medford.

Photograph

Log Driving Crew

Date: 1910 

Description: Logging crew standing on planks and logs possibly in a sorting works on the Yellow River. One man holds a ledger and the others hold long cant hooks.

Print

School House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the school house in Rib Lake. The caption reads, "SCHOOL HOUSE, RIB LAKE, TAYLOR COUNTY, WIS. -In all the towns of Price and T...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card advertising the hemlock barn industry in northern Wisconsin. The card features an elevated view of a tannery. Caption: THE HEMLOCK BARK...

Photograph

Tree-Veiled Farm

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: View through the trees of an abandoned farm.

Date: 1968 

Description: State Representatives David Obey and Joe Sweda facing each other at a press conference. The sign behind them reads, "Governor's Expenses Soar Under Knowles...

Photograph

Chelsea View

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Chelsea including railroad tracks and car.

Date: 1960-05-10 

Description: Old house with melting snow dripping from the roof.

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