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Date: 1913-12 

Description: Eightieth birthday celebration for Harriet Millard Smith, mother-in-law to Dr. Joseph Smith. The family is gathered around the dinning room table, which is...

Map or Atlas

City of Wausau

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: This map of Wausau shows lots and landownership, buildings, roads, railroads, parks, city wards, and the Wisconsin River. The map features an inset map sho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Wisconsin Central Railroad crossing a railroad bridge at Knowlton.


Downtown Wausau

Date: 1983 

Description: View of downtown Wausau looking east from the Scott Street Bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view across street of the facades of furniture and clothing shops.


Gopher Honey Tester

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gopher standing up on hind legs while chewing on a small twig. Lewis Francisco's "Honey Tester."

Caption reads: "This is Billy, the Honey Tester. He belo...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, wards, railroads, streets, and mills. The map includes 5 plat additions that have...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Marathon County Court House.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wausau Fair Grounds. View of field area with four buildings in the background.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of man seated on cliffs edge overlooking the dells of the Eau Claire River. Farther upstream is a bridge over the river.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Clark's Saw and Planing Mill in the right foreground which is now the site of the electric plant. Behind Clark's is Plummers Mill where the Vocational Sch...


Buddy's Place

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Two women pose next to gambling machines at Buddy's Place, in the township of Rib Mountain. The bar operated as a house of prostitution.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over tree branches of three businessmen visiting a logging crew on the Wisconsin River. One businessman sits on a boat while two others...

Date: 1938 

Description: A woman is seated in front of silver fox pelts hanging from pegs at the Fromm Brothers Fur and Ginseng Farm sale. On the right is a poster of an advertisem...


Twin Island House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: An old commercial structure identified as the Twin Island House. There are feed sacks on the porch and a Coca-Cola sign on the front of the building. This...


Knowlton School

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Knowlton School with a young class and teacher in front.


Wausau Bungalows


Description: View, looking east, of a Wausau neighborhood largely comprised of bungalow style homes.

Date: 1951 

Description: Front cover and interior of menu for the convention banquet of the Democratic Organizing Committee. On the cover is a drawing of a donkey kicking its back...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Indoor portrait of Mary E. Smith seated in a chair. She is wearing an ornate hat topped with roses and is holding a draped pair of black gloves in her lap.


Railroad Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks towards the railroad depot. The employees posed in front of the depot are identified only by their last names, left to right: L...

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