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Date: 1979 

Description: President Jimmy Carter waves to the audience who had come to hear him speak. Standing next to the President is Congressman David R. Obey and his family. Se...

Date: 1942-02-27 

Description: Frank Deischel, Wausau, President of the Tavern League of Wisconsin, standing with an illegal slot machine in Deischel's tavern.

Date: 1914-02 

Description: Several loggers stand next to a log cabin while a few are sitting on the roof of the cabin during a snowstorm.

Photograph

Wausau Neighborhood

Date:  

Description: View of unidentified Wausau neighborhood comprised largely of bungalow style architecture.

Date: 1979 

Description: Press photographers set up their equipment in the press area before they cover a visit by President Jimmy Carter. A scoreboard hangs on the wall in the bac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Logging crew and horses posed in snow.

Date: 1914-02 ca.

Description: Loggers move logs onto a horse-drawn wagon in the snow.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men building a culvert on the Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Westerm railway. In the background both horses and oxen teams are being used.

Photograph

Mary E. Smith

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An outdoor portrait of Mary E. Smith, taken by her husband Dr. Joseph F. Smith. Mrs. Smith is sitting in the grass, and wears an elaborate hat decorated wi...

Date: 1941-08-13 

Description: Bessie Gordon (b. 1901) at the cut-down reed organ under the tavern counter.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A highly decorative and ornamented Catholic church in Marathon.

Photograph

Farm of Henry Hoff

Date: 1895 

Description: View from field of home and farm of Henry Hoff. Men and women stand on the porch of the large brick house. Beyond the house is a small log barn, dwarfed by...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Wausau High School.

Photograph

Wausau High School

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the High from the North side showing the Assembly Hall. Writing across the photograph reads, "High School as seen from North side showing Assembl...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three men and a horse standing in front of a blacksmith shop which has a sign above the doorway advertising M. Karger and Brothers Clothing and Furnishing...

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Congressman David R. Obey (right) hits the pavement in Marathon with aide Tom Springer. Hack's Diner, run by Alfred Hack, was a popular local hangout.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Marathon County Jail. A porch wraps around one corner of the first floor, below a round turret that extends to the th...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1955 

Description: This map of Wausau distributed by the Wausau Chamber of Commerce was originally published in July of 1940 and shows the Wisconsin River. The map includes a...

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