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Postcard

Home Store

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home Store or Big Store was built by Mr. George Scott in 1901, and was the town's main general store, which was built to replace the old Knapp, Stout & Com...

Date: 1917-03-03 

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

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a street in Chetek.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a street in Prairie Farm, lined with multiple buildings on either side.

Map or Atlas

Meadow Creek Cemetery

Date: 1929 

Description: This 1929 survey of Meadow Creek Cemetery in the Town of Stanley, Barron County, Wisconsin, shows cemetery plots bordered by U.S. Route 53 (now County SS)...

Date: 1934 before

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

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Description: Meeting of the board of directors of the newly formed Barron County Holstein Breeders Association.

Date: 1884 

Description: Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.

Photograph

Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903 

Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...

Postcard

View of Haugen

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Haugen, Wisconsin with a horse-drawn wagon in the foreground.

Date: 1959 

Description: Photographic postcard view of cabins by a lake. In the foreground is a birch sign with antlers that reads: "Tonto."

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1941-08-15 

Description: Otto Rindlisbacher, folk singer and maker of stringed instruments, sitting in his shop holding a Hardanger fiddle.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph postcard of three boys, two with fishing poles, at Lightning Creek.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Barron Co. Bank is on the corner on the left, with storefronts lining the street going off to the right. Most of the buildings have awnings over the entran...

Date: 1882 

Description: This 1882 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, wagon roads, railroads, schools, dwellings, and l...

Date: 1872 date unknown

Description: A group of loggers poses for a photograph amongst cut logs in a snow-covered wooded area. The men to the middle of the image have their axes in hand, whil...

Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: This 1901 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams.

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