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Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a stand of tall trees in the forest at Trout Lake. A hat is hanging on the trunk of a tree in the center.

Photograph

Ohnstein Cottage

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View from water of a child playing near a playpen on the lawn of a one and one-half story cottage on a slope along the shore of a lake. There is a stone se...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: These two maps of the Town of Conover, Vilas County, Wisconsin, show private land holdings of a section or more as of 1927 and public lands in 1936. Acreag...

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: 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...

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A snowmobile rider long-jumps at the Eagle River Snowmobile Derby. According to the notes in the photograph album, this was the "world record long jump". T...

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: 1946-11 after

Description: Recently-elected Senator Joseph R. McCarthy tasting a favorite recipe for pheasant during vacation.

Date: 1912 

Description: Trout Lake Forest Headquarters, the deer corral, with four fawns. Three of the fawns are eating from a trough, the third from a pail held by a man, who may...

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: 1940 

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

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wall Street in Eagle River.

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: 1940-02-25 

Description: Winter scene with cross country skiers from Eagle River skiing on the Anvil Lake Ski Trail in the Nicolet National Forest.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of garden plots at the state nursery at Trout Lake. Young pines must be grown for two years in the nursery before being planted. In this phot...

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.

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: 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,...

Date: 1929-06-18 

Description: Photographic postcard of Williams' Bay on Boulder Lake.

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