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Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the railroad station for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway Company.

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Map of Barron and parts of Dunn, Chippewa, Washburn & Sawyer counties, State of Wisconsin, showing the lands of the Knapp, Stout & Co. Company, of Menomoni...

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Opera House, side view. Denison post card.

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a street in Chetek.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Scott's residence.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store, Prairie Farm, Wisconsin. Shows right side facing building.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A group of men use a team of four horses to transport logs across snow-covered ground on a sled. Trees stand in the background.

Photograph

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Downtown street in Cameron, with buildings including Holmen Bros. Clothing store, Gent's Furnishings, and A. Haverstad's Tailorshop.

Postcard

The Motel Viking

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the new Motel Viking. Text on back reads, "New Motel Viking, Junction 53 & 8, Cameron, Wisconsin. TV, AAA, 20 Units - Air-Conditioned - C...

Date: 1934 before

Description: A fisherman is reclining in his boat at sunset as many fish swim in the lake. He is drinking beer out of a tap attached to a barrel floating in the water....

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Men gathered around the entrance to a church where a meeting of the State Agricultural Association has been held.

Date: 1938-10-12 

Description: Men work with a Universal crusher, used to crush 400 yards of gravel in 8 hours. The crusher was powered by an International PA-100 power unit owned by E.F...

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Description: Musician and instrument maker Otto Rindlisbacher with button accordion.

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...

Photograph

Entrance to Big Bay

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View from water of footbridge crossing lagoon at Big Bay on Madeline Island.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

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