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Train Wreck

Date:  date unknown

Description: Derailment of a Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault St. Marie Railway train near Waupaca. A large crowd is gathered on an overpass to watch the Soo Line's Wrec...

Date: 1870 

Description: This 1870 map of Waupaca County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, and lakes and streams.

Photograph

Motel Bar

Date: 1967 

Description: Handle's Bar and Motel, located along STH 22 in King, Wisconsin, at the intersection with Grand View Road. Another motel can be seen in the distance acros...

Photograph

Aerial View of Iola

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A North-facing elevated view of Iola with Main Street to the right.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of some of the 26 lakes known collectively as the Chain O' Lakes.

Photograph

County Highway K

Date: 1989-11-16 

Description: Panoramic view of Waupaca County Highway K as it curves near a house.

Date: 1952 

Description: The First Presbyterian Church in Weyauwega

Map or Atlas

Weyauwega, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.

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Description: Letterhead of T. Knapstein & Company, proprietors of the New London Brewery. On the left is a rectangular image with a decorative border surrounding a man...

Photograph

Rainbow Motel

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Description: The Rainbow Motel located on US Highway 45 at New London, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Band Excursion

Date: 1912-08-25 

Description: A band excursion on the sternwheel excursion, "Thistle". The sternwheel was previously named "J.H. Crawford".

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the library and museum.

Date: 1946 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy campaigned hard for election to the Senate in 1946, traveling throughout the state. He paused in Manawa, however, for a visit with Mrs....

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Description: Farmers prepare a hog for slaughter. A group of farmers stand around hog on a long table outdoors. Smoke and steam billow from a stove in the foreground an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A horse-drawn carriage crosses the Mill Street Bridge while another carriage parks near the grain elevator.

Date: 1914 

Description: International Harvester 30-60 Mogul Tractor pulling a P&O draft plow. One man stands on the back of the tractor, and a group of men stand in the field near...

Map or Atlas

Waupaca, Wis.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupaca.

Date: 1920 

Description: Interior pages of a brochure advertising the Topp-Stewart four-wheel drive tractor. Two photographs of men using the tractor, one in snow and one in a farm...

Photograph

Saloon

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Copy photograph of the exterior of a saloon. A group of men lounge on the porch of the establishment.

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.
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