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Planting Trout

Date: April 26 1936
Description: Planting trout in Waupaca County. Left to right on bank: S.A. LaVoilette, Joe Samz, Lloyd Pinkawski, Edwin Kargewski, W.M. Geiger, G. Moder, Billy LaVoilet...
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Band Excursion

Date: August 25 1912
Description: A band excursion on the sternwheel excursion, "Thistle." The sternwheel was previously named "J.H. Crawford."
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World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...
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Sledders

Date: 1905
Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home. Laurie holds the rope of a sl...
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Harmonica Player

Date: 1914
Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica. He is sitting against a stump, with trees in the distance.
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Children Using a Telephone

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Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.
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Photographer's Son in Boat

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

Date: 1914
Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...
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Lone Fisherman

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Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.
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Plowing the Fields

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Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.
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Carl A. Peterson Fishing

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Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.
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Canoeing on Rainbow Lake

Date: 1945
Description: Couple canoeing under partly cloudy skies with sun dappling the water on Rainbow Lake, Chain O' Lakes.
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Businesses on North Main Street

Date: 1950
Description: View of some of the businesses on North Main Street, including the Strand Theater and Olk Drugs.
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"McCormick Day"

Date: June 03 1899
Description: Crowd gathered on the main street to witness the delivery of McCormick binders, mowers and other machines to customers. McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...
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Gentleman Shopping for Cigars

Date: 1895
Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.
Map or Atlas

New London

Date: 1871
Description: Birds eye map of New London depicts street names and street locations, houses, trees, the bridge, Wolf River, and the bayou. At the bottom of the map, a re...
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Telephone Exchange

Date: 1910
Description: A telephone operator sits at the switchboard.
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Waupaca, Wis.

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye map of Waupaca.
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Weyauwega, Wis.

Date: 1870
Description: Bird's-eye map of Weyauwega.
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Train Wreck

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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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