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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of an advertisement for farm land in northern Wisconsin. This card advertises the abundance of clover crop with an image...

Date: 1960-05-10 

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

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1904 

Description: Five deer hunters pose at a camp next to deer carcasses hung up on a log pole.

Date: 1911-01-25 before

Description: Photomontage of a winter scene with men fishing on a frozen lake. Two men pull on the line attached to the fish's mouth, while one holds an axe above its h...

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.

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: 1960-05-10 

Description: Farmland covered in a spring frost.

Date: 1935 before

Description: Russ Edlerkin, Army Chief Clerk in shorts and tank top; unknown Army Chief Clerk holding two trophy cups; unknown F.S. Clerk holding two trophy cups; and u...

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: 1930 

Description: This map shows communities, state roads, county roads, railroads, lakes and rivers in the county. Areas marked in red are lands tax deeded to the county.

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...

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Reverse of photograph reads: "Medford Wis, Feb 1917." On the left a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the do...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 1.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.

The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...

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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...

Date: 1926 

Description: Sanborn map of Rib Lake, sheet 2.

Date: 1944-02-04 

Description: Reverend Elgar F. Mindorff, not long after being released from a Japanese military prison in China.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional cards showing the plentiful corn crops of John Carstens, created to attract farmers to the agricultural...

Date: 1885 

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

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