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Date: 1990 ca.
Description: The Little Bohemia Lodge where John Dillinger and his gang escaped from the FBI after a shootout in 1934. The lodge was visited by members of the crew for...
Description: Colorized postcard of the Community Church with many trees surrounding it.
Description: A map of Vilas county in northern Wisconsin.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Vilas County, Ricing camp, Rice Creek. Lac Du Flambeau area.
Description: Two women stuffing a muskellunge with rice at the Musky Jamboree. Both women wear colorful flower print shirts. One woman wears a Boulder Junction Booster...
Description: Cranberry harvest at Manitowish Waters.
Date: 1950 after
Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.
The marker text reads:
"FIRST FOREST PATROL FLI...
Description: Indian school (U.S. Indian Service) baseball team, posed in uniform during a baseball game.
Description: View from behind of group of spectators watching competitors at the World Snowmobile Championship.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Senator and Mrs. Joseph R. McCarthy at the Gateway Hotel in Land O'Lakes. A very similar image appeared on the McCarthy's 1956 Christmas card contained in...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: A postcard of a Native American (Ojibwa) at Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbil...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: This mid-20th century map shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, and lakes and streams in Vilas County,...
Description: A crew of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) youth starting for the field where they were working on ribes eradication as part of the effort to defeat the w...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Students pose in front of the Mayo School, District No. 1. There are large pine trees around the one-story building and a low fence in front. A "Mayo Schoo...
Description: This 1933 Wisconsin Conservation Dept. map shows roads, railroads, trails, lakes and streams, and the Trout Lake Game Refuge in Northern State Forest (whic...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View along shoreline towards the new boat house constructed of Norway pine logs at Trout Lake. It is part of the forest ranger complex.
The handwritten t...
Description: Vilas County. Published by Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Ry.
Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of town. There is a lake in the background in the upper left.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Sayner Resort on Plum Lake.
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