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Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

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Description: Letterhead of T.F. Mackmiller, a wholesale liquor dealer from Iron River, Wisconsin, with a plaque that reads "Wholesale Liquor Dealer." On the left is a c...

Photograph

King Intersection

Date: 1967 

Description: Waupaca Tree Service at the intersection of STH 24 and King Road with station wagon parked in front.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a mother and two children sitting in a horse and buggy pulled by a single horse. In the background is a building on the shoreline of a bo...

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Description: A threshing crew of men pose on tractors and threshing equipment on the Krenke farm. The tractor is powered by an engine and the threshing machine is pulle...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Heavily rock-strewn hillside and rail fence.

Photograph

"McCormick Day"

Date: 1899-06-03 

Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

Photograph

Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.

Photograph

Ole Peterson

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Description: Vignetted head and shoulders cabinet card portrait of Ole Peterson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform. The following information w...

Date: 1920 

Description: Interior pages of a brochure advertising the Topp-Stewart four-wheel drive tractor. Two photographs of men using the tractor, one in snow and one in a farm...

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Description: Winter view with men logging on the Little Wolf River during the winter of the "blue snow". Logs are being decked on the ice and along the shore. Horse te...

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: 1950 

Description: View of some of the businesses on North Main Street, including the Strand Theater and Olk Drugs.

Date: 1916-12-04 ca.

Description: Storefronts of Malik Brothers, Paul Binder, and Frank Beer Home Bakery.

Date: 1896 

Description: A map of the Chain-O-Lakes in Waupaca, including Indian trails. The path of the Waupaca Electric Railway from the Grand View Hotel to the Wisconsin Central...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1989-11-11 

Description: Water Street near the Waupaca River.

Photograph

Train Wreck

Date:  date unknown

Description: Derailment of a Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault St. Marie Railway train near Waupaca. A large crowd is gathered on an overpass to watch the Soo Line's Wrec...

Date: 1976 ca.

Description: This is a guide to the original bikeway and additions. The front of the guide includes a map of Wisconsin, a map of the entire bikeway, and one route map....

Postcard

Grand View Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Grand View Hotel.

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