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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view. The church in the left background is the Zion Lutheran Church. The white house behind the bandstand is Captain Leahy's home (father of Admir...

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: 1939 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Superfine Marathon Beer, Marathon City Brewing Company." In the foreground of the im...

Photograph

Unidentified Singer

Date:  

Description: Portrait of man smoking a pipe. Probably Robert A. Steinbach (b.1887?), a singer of German folk songs, who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thom...

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...

Photograph

Family Drive

Date: 1916-05-30 

Description: Family of four seated in a Hudson automobile parked on the side of a tree-lined country road.

Photograph

Scott Street

Date: 1936 after

Description: View of Scott Street looking west. There are automobiles parked on each side of the snowy street, and two men are standing on the corner holding shovels. S...

Date: 1979 

Description: A group of pro-life demonstrators holding protest signs assembled to greet President Jimmy Carter during a visit to Wausau. The group is confined behind ba...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Map shows townships, schools, saw mills, roads, railroads, and post offices. Text on the top left has a box of towns with land in Marathon County. Top righ...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking South from City Hall Tower, Wausau, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Wausau Wheelers

Date: 1987-06 

Description: Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin biking with the Wausau Wheelers.

Photograph

Old Mosinee Bridge

Date:  

Description: Panoramic view of the old Highway 153 bridge over the Wisconsin River at Mosinee.

Date: 1988-07-20 

Description: Panoramic view from the Big Sandy Creek Bridge, looking north on Marathon County Highway Q.

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Third Street and Scott Street, the Hotel Bellis is at 420 Third Street facing the Court House.

Photograph

Log Yard at Ringle

Date: 1968 

Description: Log yard along State Highway 29 near Wausau in Marathon County.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Marathon County Court House.

Photograph

Family Automobile

Date: 1910 after

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and his wife, Mary E. Smith, sit in an automobile parked in front of a house. Snow is on the ground and the automobile has chains attache...

Date: 1892 

Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...

Map or Atlas

City of Wausau

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and landownership, selected buildings, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, city wards, and includes advertisem...

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