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Date: 1897 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...

Date: 1935 

Description: A ribes eradication crew that was part of the white pine blister rust effort in a Barron County forest. The caption indicates that the crew, which was com...


Sunday Washing

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This map shows improved town roads, federal highways, county highways, public boat access, public hunting areas, railroads, and lakes in the area around th...


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


Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and...

Date: 1940-09-01 

Description: An exhibit at the Barron County Fair about the care of premature infants.

Date: 1922-06-24 

Description: Slightly elevated view towards a crowd of men gathered in front of a dentist building. John J. Blaine, Wisconsin's 24th governor stands speaking near the e...

Date: 1890 after

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


Hotel Barron

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from street of the exterior view of a hotel, mostly obscured by trees. A horse and carriage with its driver and passengers is parked...

Date: 1910 ca.

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


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with several large buildings.


Carnegie Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Carnegie Library.


Park House Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Park House Hotel (called the Commercial House before 1888), which burned down in 1892.

Date: 1917-03-03 

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


Main Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Main Street.


Railroad Station

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the railroad station for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway Company.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Cameron.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Scott's residence.

Date: 1941-08-15 

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

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