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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of The Cumberland Hotel. The hotel opened in March of 1891 and was demolished in 1965.

Postcard

Cameron School

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  

Description: Altered photograph depicting a herring as though it was covered in fur. Caption at the top reads, "Fur herring to be found only in Rice Lake, Wis." No. 20...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and roads. There is a body of water on the left.

Photograph

John F. Kennedy

Date: 1959 

Description: Senator John F. Kennedy with his wife, Jackie. Second from right is Ivan Nestigan, then Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 after

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

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...

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Street scene in Chetek.

Photograph

Sunday Washing

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: The men of Rice Lake Lumbering Camp #6 do their laundry on a Sunday.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.

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Postcard

Railroad Station

Date: 1908 

Description: Black and white postcard of a railroad station across from the Hotel Wells. Railroad tracks run between them, disappearing into the distance. There are tre...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Prairie Farm from Cemetery Hill.

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...

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: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from the back of wagon. This image is one of a series of six photographs taken at the Cumberland fair that...

Photograph

Chetek Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down a street in Chetek.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: G.E. Scott residence from rear.

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