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Photograph

Long Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the dam and cottages at Long Lake. The structures are made of wood, with outbuildings visible in the foreground. Tree-covered hills stand in th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A vine-covered arched trellis with a yoke hanging from it is over the path leading into the camp. A camp building is in the background.

Date: 1917-03-03 

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

Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1938-10-12 

Description: Men work with a Universal crusher, used to crush 400 yards of gravel in 8 hours. The crusher was powered by an International PA-100 power unit owned by E.F...

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.

Photograph

Carnegie Library

Date: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Ernest Albert Hilfiker (1905-1993) poses with copper kettles in the making room of the Tuscobia cheese factory.

Date: 1890 after

Description: Dining room at August Mason's lumber camp.

Photograph

The Red Cedar River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the town of Rice Lake viewed from a railroad bridge across Red Cedar River.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with several large buildings.

Photograph

Real Estate Office

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small real estate office in a rural setting advertising "Summer Homes for Sale on Red Cedar Lake." There is a house in the background on a low hill in th...

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 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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Barron County Court House.

Date: 1941-08-15 

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

Photograph

Rice Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat sits along the wooded shore of Rice Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...

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: 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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