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Log Cabin with N.G. Willard Family

Date: September 09 1895
Description: Log cabin of N.G. Willard on 80 acres of land. Two women, a young child, and an infant are posing outdoors in the yard. Laundry is hanging on lines on the...
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Michael Baltus Family in Front of New Home

Date: 1895
Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...
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Winnebago Men Playing Cards

Date: 1885
Description: Five Winnebago men are sitting on the ground around a blanket playing cards. Two young boys are standing behind them watching.
Postcard

Group of Native Americans

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Description: Group of Native Americans-Potowatomi standing in front of rock formation.
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J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company

Date: September 21 1922
Description: Elevated view of the J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company showing the bog in the background with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian cranberry pickers' camp at the...
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Forest Nursery

Date: 1951
Description: Aerial view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company nursery.
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Wisconsin Soldiers in the Spanish-American War

Date: 1898
Description: Men from Wisconsin Rapids who bore arms against Spain in the Spanish-American War. From left to right in front of a painted backdrop are Charles N. Laramie...
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Women's Basketball Team

Date: 1899
Description: Women's basketball team poses for a group portrait.
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Downtown Businesses

Date: 1925
Description: View of cars parked outside of several downtown businesses. Pictured from the left are a bank, Liese Drugstore, the Wright Bakery, two unidentified awnings...
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Winter mail delivery

Date: February 15 1987
Description: A woman mail carrier pushes her cart with a full mailbag along a sidewalk edged by snowy lawns.
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Tri City Airport

Date: 1928
Description: The Tri City Airport which served Wisconsin Rapids, Port Edwards, and Nekoosa, was organized in 1928 after the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company decided to pur...
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General Store

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Description: Customers receive assistance from clerks inside a general store.
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Feeding Logs into the Mill

Date: 1930
Description: Workers push logs floating in the Wisconsin River into alignment to enter a building for processing.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of the City of Grand Rapids. Wood Co., Wis.

Date: 1874
Description: Bird's-eye map of Grand Rapids.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Marshfield, Wis.

Date: 1883
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, with one vignette.
Map or Atlas

Marshfield, Wisconsin, Looking North

Date: 1891
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marshfield, looking north, with six vignettes of east and west side of Central Ave, between 3rd and 4th, 2nd and 3rd, and Railroad and 2n...
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John Nuwi

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Description: Three-quarter length formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of John Nuwi, a Mascouten (or Prairie) Potawatomi, who lived at Skunk Hill in Wood Coun...
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Logging Crew and Railroad

Date: 1888
Description: A logging crew of the Upham Lumber Company, together with the company's locomotive, "Old Vanderbilt," formerly the Wisconsin Central Railroad's Engine No #...
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Wisconsin Central Railroad Depot

Date: 1891
Description: Elevated view across railroad tracks of the Wisconsin Central Railroad depot. Virtually the entire population of Sherry is thought to be standing on the pl...
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Train Passengers at Rudolph

Date: 1902
Description: View down side of railroad tracks across road towards a group of people standing on the platform of the Rudolph depot, awaiting the arrival of Milwaukee Ro...

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