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The Shack

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The annotation on the photograph says: "Another picture of the shack - blankets hanging out. Indian Al."

Another version of this photograph is annotated:...

Date: 1958-07-14 

Description: Photographic postcard of a cottage path at Syd's Resort of the Woods. Many cottages appear through the trees and a lawn swing is on the right. Many of the...

Date: 1935 

Description: Barracks buildings at the Crystal Lake Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp.

Date: 1972-01 

Description: The World Snowmobile Championship showing the track, snowmobiles, competitors, bleachers and spectators.


The Gateway Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of an empty bar and lounge. In the foreground are a number of circular seating areas of booths along a mirrored wall. The bar runs along the right...

Date: 1963 

Description: A Wisconsin state official historical marker titled 'Forest Restoration, The Beginning.'

The text reads: "This place on Trout Lake was selected by E.M. G...

Date: 1972-01 

Description: View from behind of group of spectators watching competitors at the World Snowmobile Championship.

Date: 1911 

Description: Yawkey-Bissell Lumber Co. main line logging railroad tracks “through virgin pine timber” south of Trout Lake.

Date: 1972-05 

Description: Spring scene on Wall Street. The building is the Arbutus Inn, hotel, bar and dining room. It was also the original Snowmobile Hall of Fame. Two boys are st...


Community Church

Date: 1964-08-22 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Community Church with many trees surrounding it.


Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: The business district.

Date: 1922-09-03 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Wittenberg Grays baseball team, presumably taken at a baseball field. Front row is seated on a makeshift bench. Melvin Schlytter...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Boulder Lake. Pine trees can be seen in the foreground and shoreline and islands in the background. Text below reads: "Boulder Lake a...


Eagle River Bridge

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Eagle River bridge.

Date: 1954 

Description: The dining room at Syd's Resort of the Woods, which shows tables set for a meal. Large picture windows have views of the lake and woods surrounding the res...

Date: 1936 before

Description: The porch at Warner's Resort, at Plum Lake.


Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian cemetery, Lake Vieux Desert.


Boathouse from Lake

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Wet boathouse that belonged to Don Walkins, on Catfish Lake. A woman stands on a pier near a boat.

Date: 1926 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Commission map from the 1920s shows roads, railroads, campsites, lookout towers, and privately owned lands in Northern Forest S...

Date: 1935 

Description: This map shows railroads, telephone lines, roads, trails, schools, sub-agency, lookout stations, churches, community centers, and school site and farm. Bil...

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