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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: A view down a street with stores and shops. The stores include: Koffee Kup Kafe, Hotel East, Boortz Garage, a hardware store, and the State & County Deposi...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd at fairground, with people watching from horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground, more spectators in the grandstands with umbrellas in the background.

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...

Photograph

Hammonds Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two separate views. Left image: E.S. Hammond's Camp at Gillette. Spur(?). Several buildings are behind railroad tracks. Right image: Louis Boudry, the coo...

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...

Date: 1941-08-15 

Description: Iva Rindlisbacher (left), Helene Stratman-Thomas, and Lois Rindlisbacher at the Swiss bells. The bells stand was built by Otto Rindlisbacher, Iva's husband...

Date: 1917-03-03 

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered locomotive plowing its way through Barron, following a storm.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

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Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two views of Bear Lake. The top is a daylight view with some fall color. The one below is at sunset, with two people in a canoe on the lake.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Group of people standing outside of the Tuscobia Cheese factory.

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

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."

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a street in Chetek.

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

Postcard

Views of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Multiples views of Haugen, including a church, a school with a group of students posed outside, and a train.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: G.E. Scott residence from rear.

Postcard

Cameron School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Cameron school with a group of children gathered outside.

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