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  • Collection: Postcard Collection (and)
  • Community: Port Edwards
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    • Clarence Jasperson home

    • Postcards; Architecture; Homes; Houses;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Clarence Jasperson home in Port Edwards. Still standing on the corner of Market Avenue and Wisconsin River Drive. Originally built by a mill manager by the name of Jackson.
    • Edgewater Haven Nursing Home

    • Postcards; Architecture;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Edgewater Haven Nursing Home was originally built as a home for the aged and destitute. It replaced a 'poorfarm' located on Seneca Road. The building shown was built in the mid 1920's.
    • High School

    • Postcards; Architecture; Buildings; Schools;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. The John Edward grade and high school build in 1932. The building is now the middle school and high school.
    • John Edwards Manufacturing Company

    • Postcards; Industry; Industrial facilities; Paper industry;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. View of the John Edwards Manufacturing Company. This was a groundwood pulp mill and a two machine paper mill that made newsprint paper. The mill was built in 1895. The small white building in the center is the...
    • John Edwards Manufacturing Company

    • Postcards; Industry; Industrial facilities; Paper industry;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. View of the John Edwards Manufacturing Company in Port Edwards, shortly after being built (about 1897 in photo). Note the pulp grinding stones in storage outside of the mill. The stones were driven by water...
    • L. M. Alexander House

    • Postcards; Architecture; Houses;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. L. M. Alexander home in about 1950. The estate was named Elm Court since most of the trees were elms. The building was torn down in 1957 and was located where the YMCA is now situated.
    • L. M. Alexander House

    • Postcards; Architecture; Homes; Houses;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. The L.M. Alexander Home in Port Edwards on Wisconsin River Drive where the YMCA is now located. Originally built in the mid 1860's, it was the home of Alexander's father-in-law, John Edwards, Jr.
    • Lavigne Avenue

    • Postcards; Homes; Houses; Transportation;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Street car at the corner of Third Street and Lavigne Avenue in Port Edwards. The house is still at the same location.
    • Main office, Nepco Paper

    • Postcards; Offices; Paper industry;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Main office of Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company as it appeared just before being razed. Several additions have been made to the original 1872 building, torn down in 1964.
    • Nekoosa Edwards mill office building

    • Postcards; Architecture; Paper industry; Offices;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. A view of the mill office building from about 1940. Several additions have been made to the original structure which is the two-story portion of the building. The escutcheon on the peak of the roof is preserved on...
    • Nekoosa Edwards Paper Copmany

    • Postcards; Industry; Industrial facilities; Paper industry;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. View of the Port Edwards mill of Nekoosa Paper, Inc. The building on the right is a remodeled mill office that housed the company nurse, engineering department, laboratory, purchasing department, and woodlands...
    • Panoramic view of Port Edwards

    • Postcards; Paper industry; Lumber industry; Lumber;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Panoramic view taken from the roof of the paper mill office in Port Edwards and looking south, circa 1910. In the lower left corner, logs are visible floating on the mill pond where they were stored. The large...
    • Port Edwards

    • Postcards; Aerial views; Aerial photographs; Industrial facilities; Industry; Paper industry;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. An air view of Port Edwards mill of Nekoosa Edwards Paper company. Photo was taken prior to 1964 since the new administration building does not appear. The photo shows the company hotel, hotel annex and the...
    • Port Edwards Community Church

    • Postcards; Buildings; Churches;
    • Port Edwards Postcard Collection. Port Edwards Community Church. This church was used by Catholics, Lutherans, and Methodists and was a gift to the community by Mrs. John Edwards. It was converted from the second school house in the village....

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