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Photograph

Waupaca House

Date: 1884 

Description: Copy photograph of a group portrait outside the Waupaca House general store.

Photograph

North Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: North Main Street. Text on original photograph reads: Residence part of North Main St.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown Big Falls and the Little Wolf River. The Little Wolf river is at lower right.

Photograph

Sledders

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home in Scandinavia, Wisconsin. La...

Date: 1967 

Description: Carlson's One Stop Market located on STH 22.

Photograph

Martin Jenson

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Martin Jenson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of an unidentified woman posing near a rock at or near Big Falls.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1952 

Description: The First Presbyterian Church in Weyauwega

Photograph

Aerial View of Iola

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

Photograph

Big Manitou Falls

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls with trees and observation area.

Date:  

Description: Women employees at Four Wheel Drive's Clintonville factory.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A cutting crew of three men pose in the woods with a work horse next to felled trees.

Date: 1966-07-17 

Description: Parade float parked by the side of a road. It is advertising Republican candidates running for office. The portraits on the float are of Wisconsin Governor...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of an unidentified ceremony taking place at the public square on the steps of the original Waupaca County Courthouse.

Photograph

View of Big Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of town roads and buildings with stumpland foreground.

Photograph

Boy in Boat

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Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, plays in boat. The photograph was originally titled "The Lone Boatsman".

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

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...

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