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Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View from street of a two-story "boomtown" style building which was the residence of Francis Johnson, teacher at the Mayo School, District No. 1, Town of W...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Trout Lake was the site of the first forest planting or nursery. This camp was at the north end of Trout Lake.

Map or Atlas

Vilas County Map

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A map of Vilas county in northern Wisconsin.

Photograph

The School at Work

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Students work at their desks in the Mayo School, District No. 1. A row of books forms the foreground; history lessons from the time of reconstruction after...

Date: 1914 

Description: This 1914 map shows the soil types in Vilas County, Wisconsin, and adjoining areas in Oneida, Forest, and Iron counties. Also depicted are the township and...

Photograph

Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1989 

Description: Cranberry harvest at Manitowish Waters.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...

Photograph

Preparing a Muskie

Date: 1972-08-09 

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This building was used for cooking and eating. The clothesline on the left has clothes hanging on it. Neal Harrington has written on the postcard:

"Trout...

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the living room in the Buck Inn at Lost Lake Resort.

Photograph

The Inventor

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Joe Mietus, 16, poses at the Mayo School, District No. 1. On the reverse of the photograph is written, "Has invented several home made farm tools. Also has...

Date: 1959 

Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of town. There is a lake in the background in the upper left.

Photograph

Camp 2

Date: 1912 

Description: Probably a view of a ranger camp house. There is a ladder propped outside at the front, and there is a broken window with temporary board repairs. Two men...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows the soil types in Vilas County, Wisconsin, and adjoining areas in Oneida, Forest, Iron, and Price counties. Also depicted...

Date: 1940 

Description: Map shows hydrography and location of game fish in part of Vilas County, Wisconsin and Gogebic County, Michigan.

Photograph

Highway 110 Cross

Date: 1997-06 

Description: A cross on Highway 110 South of Winchester marks the spot where Tabitha Dyer was killed in a car accident.

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...

Photograph

Eagle River Bridge

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Eagle River bridge.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Interior view of Bob McGlinn's Dance Tavern showing the wooden dance floor with chairs and benches along the walls. In the back left corner is a stage. The...

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