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Hotel Juneau

Date: 1895
Description: Street view. House on left, Hotel Juneau on right. Two children stand in front of hotel.
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Hotel Juneau

Date: 1895
Description: Necedah, Wisconsin. 1895-1899. Hotel Juneau with several people on front porch and balcony. On the middle balcony appear (the sequence is ambiguous) : Sila...
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Juneau Hotel

Date: 1919
Description: Full view from side of Juneau Hotel.
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Main Street

Date: 1882
Description: View of Main Street business district. Horses and buggies on street. Some business signs read: "American and Norsk Store," "Furniture," "L....re & Son, Dry...
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E.S. Minorhouse

Date: 1895
Description: E.S. Minorhouse on the right, Weston-Babcock house on the left, with a person standing on side of street in front of Weston-Babcock House.
Postcard

Petenwell Bridge

Date: 1905
Description: Petenwell Bridge. Printed on postcard: "Pete-eu-nell Bridge, Necedah, Wis."
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E.S. Minor House

Date: 1919
Description: Front view of E.S. Minor house.
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Salter Gravemarker

Date: 1925
Description: Salter marker between Necedah and New Lisbon, marks spot where some Indians killed a Mrs. George Salter on June 13, 1863. Mr. Salter had a log tavern here...
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Salter Gravemarker

Date: 1940
Description: Salter marker between Necedah and New Lisbon, marks spot where some Indians killed a Mrs. George Salter on June 13, 1863. Mr. salter had a log tavern here...
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Crossroads

Date: 1904
Description: View of crossroads where street meets railroad tracks. Adults and children stand to the left next to a train.
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Petenwell Dam

Date: April 16 1949
Description: Aerial view of Petenwell Dam and dike on Wisconsin River twenty miles north of Necedah, Wisconsin showing the early formation of Lake Petenwell.
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View of Necedah

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Description: View looking north across the Highway 21 bridge at Necedah Lake. A man, likely a Resettlement Administration worker, poses in the grass in the foreground.
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Scenery at Necedah

Date: 1935
Description: View looking north across the Highway 21 bridge at Necedah Lake. A man, likely a Resettlement Administration worker, stands holding a pipe in the foregroun...
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Camp Petenwell in Necedah

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Description: A view of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Petenwell at Broadway and 42nd St.
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Camp Petenwell Entrance

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Description: A man stands in the entrance archway to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Petenwell.
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Camp Petenwell CCC Dam

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Description: The Civilian Conservation Corps dam built at Camp Petenwell near Necedah.
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Camp Petenwell Workers and Trucks

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Description: Group of men posing in a field. There are two trucks parked behind the group, and axes are propped up in the foreground.
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Camp Petenwell CCC Men

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Description: Five men from the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Petenwell stand together and smile for the camera. They are posed in front of a truck which is parked ne...
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Camp Petenwell CCC Men

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Description: Group of men posing in two rows in a field. The men sitting and crouching in the front row are wearing folded down rubber boots. The men standing behind th...
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Camp Petenwell CCC Barracks "Where We Sleep"

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Description: View down a long room with beds lined up in rows along the sides for Civilian Conservation Corps members at Camp Petenwell. There is a woodburning stove in...

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