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Wausaukee Public Library

Wausaukee Public Library | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Exterior view of the Wausaukee Public Library. Above the windows on the second floor is painted: "Free Library" in large letters. Two signs advertise: "Booth's Oysters." The wooden two-story building has an open porch. There is a restaurant on the first floor.  Additional notes from "Some Wisconsin Library Buildings, 1904." Established 1902. 1,000 volumes. This "social hall" was given by Hon. H. P. Bird as an attempt at the solution of the social problem of a small lumber town. The building contains library, reading-room. lunch and dining room, and amusement room.
DESCRIPTION
Exterior view of the Wausaukee Public Library. Above the windows on the second floor is painted: "Free Library" in large letters. Two signs advertise: "Booth's Oysters." The wooden two-story building has an open porch. There is a restaurant on the first floor. Additional notes from "Some Wisconsin Library Buildings, 1904." Established 1902. 1,000 volumes. This "social hall" was given by Hon. H. P. Bird as an attempt at the solution of the social problem of a small lumber town. The building contains library, reading-room. lunch and dining room, and amusement room.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:65460
Creation Date:  
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Wausaukee
County:Marinette
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin Free Library Commission : Photographs of the exteriors and interiors of public library buildings in Wisconsin, 1890-1948, 1959
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Ph 1683
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 7.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A similar image was used in: Wisconsin Free Library Commission. Some Wisconsin Library Buildings. Madison: Wisconsin Free Library Commission, 1904. Available from Google Books
SUBJECTS
Library buildings
Cities and towns
Libraries
Outdoor photography
Storefronts
Restaurants
Signs and signboards

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