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Beauty Queen Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1947
Description: A young woman dressed in a bathing suit and wading boots poses for a promotional photograph for the Wisconsin cranberry industry at Thunder Lake Marsh. Tw...
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Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903
Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...
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Phoenix Log Hauler

Date: 1914
Description: Steam log hauler made by Phoenix Manufacturing Company of Eau Claire, pulling loaded skids through snow. Rice Lake lumber camp, overland spur.
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International Truck Owned by Rice Lake Bottling Works

Date: 1920
Description: International truck owned by the Rice Lake Bottling Works parked on a snow-covered street in front of Reckenthaler's Garage. The truck is equipped with cha...
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Logging Crew

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Description: A Knapp, Stout & Company crew with J. Bracklin (in fur coat), logging superintendent.
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Short Train at Rice Lake

Date: 1890
Description: A Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad engine pulling a pay car. Identified employees include: (left to right) brakeman E.W. Sweet and fireman C...
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Iva Rindlisbacher, Helene Stratman-Thomas, and Lois Rindlisbacher at Swiss Bells

Date: August 15 1941
Description: Iva Rindlisbacher (left), Helene Stratman-Thomas, and Lois Rindlisbacher at the Swiss bells. The bells stand was built by Otto Rindlisbacher, Iva's husband...
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Otto Rindlisbacher with Hardanger Fiddle

Date: August 15 1941
Description: Otto Rindlisbacher, folk singer and maker of stringed instruments, and violin collection, sitting in his shop holding a Hardanger fiddle. Caption at bottom...
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Otto Rindlisbacher and Accordion

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Description: Musician and instrument maker Otto Rindlisbacher with button accordion.
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Rice Lake

Date: 1905
Description: A view of Rice Lake.
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Rice Lake

Date: 1880
Description: Elevated view of Rice Lake.
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Main Street

Date: 1920
Description: Main Street.
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City Hall, Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Date: 1913
Description: Exterior view of Rice Lake City Hall.
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Carnegie Library

Date: 1937
Description: View of Carnegie Library on the corner of South Main Street and West Messenger, Rice Lake.
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Tall-tale Postcard: Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper

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Description: Photograph of fish altered to create an imaginary new species of fish, the Owl-eyed Ripple Skipper. Its apparent features include short fangs, a rounded b...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Fur Herring

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Description: Altered photograph depicting a herring as though it was covered in fur. Caption at the top reads, "Fur herring to be found only in Rice Lake, Wis." No. 20...
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Ernest Albert Hilfiker, Cheesemaker

Date: 1950
Description: Ernest Albert Hilfiker (1905-1993) poses with copper kettles in the making room of the Tuscobia cheese factory.
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Tuscobia Cheese Factory

Date: 1926
Description: Group of people standing outside of the Tuscobia Cheese factory.
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Barron County Fair Grounds

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Description: Crowd at fairground, with people watching from horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground, more spectators in the grandstands with umbrellas in the background.
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Main Street with Barron Co. Bank

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Description: Barron Co. Bank is on the corner on the left, with storefronts lining the street going off to the right. Most of the buildings have awnings over the entran...

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