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Date: 1895-07-16 

Description: Man sharpening a scythe blade in a field of timothy hay. Another man stands near him in the field, and in the far background a man sits in a buggy with a t...

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the Rice Lake Lumber Company Mill, taken from a high vantage point. A formation of logs sits in the river while piles of finished boards sit in...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior view of the Cameron High School. The building features three stories, a bell tower, and a flag pole. A home is in the distance.

Photograph

Dog Pulling Sled

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Meadow Creek Cemetery

Date: 1929 

Description: This 1929 survey of Meadow Creek Cemetery in the Town of Stanley, Barron County, Wisconsin, shows cemetery plots bordered by U.S. Route 53 (now County SS)...

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Description: Musician and instrument maker Otto Rindlisbacher with button accordion.

Postcard

La Salle Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of La Salle Street, looking east.

Date: 1917-03-03 

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

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1884 

Description: Like many early settlements of southeastern Wisconsin, Clinton was founded in 1836 by Yankees--imigrants from New England and New York.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home store, Prairie Farm. Includes additional buildings.

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: 1927 

Description: Lake view from the shore. A man, son, and two dogs stand at the dock. A herd of swans bathe nearby.

Photograph

Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914 

Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.

Date: 1913 

Description: Exterior view of Rice Lake City Hall.

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.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Postcard

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...

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