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Curtiss-Wedge, F.; Jones, Geo. O. (ed.) / History of Dunn County, Wisconsin
(1925)

Contents,   pp. vi-[x]


Page viii

CONTENTS
CHAPTER XII
THREE DUNN COUNTY INSTITUTIONS
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Agricultural Society and Fair-The Dunn County Asylum For The Chronic
Insane-The Dunn County Poor Farm............................. 74
CHAPTER XIII
THE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
Paucity of Data in Regard to Early School System-Early Superintendents--
General Statistics Since 1912-The Work of Superintendent Edes-Exhibits
at County Fair-The Dunn County School of Agriculture and Domestic
Economy-The Dunn County Rural Normal School.................. 78
CHAPTER XIV
FURTHER HISTORY OF MENOMONIE
Looking Backward-Origin of the Name-Natural and Artificial Attractions of
the City and Its Vicinity-Evergreen Cemetery and the Cemetery Associa-
tion-The Coming of the Railroad-The Highway System-Incorporation as
a City-Menomonie's Mayors-The Menomonie Improvement Association
-Water Franchises and Dams-Water Works System-Lighting System-
The Gas Company-Paving-Population and Valuation Statistics-Fire
Department-Big Fires-Floods-Post Office-City Schools, Public and
Parochial-The City Hospital-Wisconsin Telephone Company Bank of
Mcnomonie-Schutte & Quilling Bank-First National Bank-The Kraft
State Bank-The Security Loan & Trust Co.-Retail Lumbering-Wisconsin
Milling Co.-Menomonie Milling Co.-Brick Manufacture-Piano Factory
-Forster Foundry Co.--Globe Iron Works-Litnum Bronze Co.-Other
Business Concrns-Hotels-The Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co.-Social
Activities, Lodges and Other Societies-Associated Charities............. 91
CHAPTER XV
-   THE STOUT INSTITUTE, MEMORIAL BUILDING AND LIBRARY
History of the Stout Institute and Value of Its Work-The Mabel Tainter
Memorial, the Gift of Captain and "Mrs. Andrew Tainter-Its Purpose,
Opening, Governance and Place in the Coamunity.................... 117
CHAPTER XVI
THE PRESS OF MENOMONIE
The Dunn County News-Some Former Newspapers.................... 124
CHAPTER XVII
MILITARY RECORD "
Early Organization of Civil War Veterans-The Soldiers' Aid Society-William
Evans Post, G. A. G.-Woman's Relief Corps-Spanish War'Veterans-
The Ludington Guard-The Ludington Guard Band- Hosford-Chase Post
A. M.-American Legion Auxilliary-The Red Cross.................. 134
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