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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...

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: 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...

Photograph

CCC Youth Crew

Date: 1938 

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: 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...

Date: 1946-11 after

Description: A vigorous campaigner, Joseph R. McCarthy relaxes in front of a log cabin fireplace after his electoral campaign.

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...

Photograph

Train Time

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Passengers at the depot, awaiting the arrival of the train.

Date: 1960-06 

Description: Historic Sites Committee, State Historical Society Annual Meeting. Members featured from left to right include: Carl Guell, State Aeronautics Commission, T...

Photograph

Musky Fishing

Date: 1969 

Description: Two men in a canoe on a lake. One man is pulling a muskellunge (musky) out of the water with his fishing pole. The other man is standing and holding a net...

Date: 1994 

Description: This map shows historical sites, picnic grounds, public boat landings, canoe and motor boat trips, and resort locations. The left margin of the map include...

Date: 1936 

Description: Walker Reid (1929-2016) standing alongside tree with Indian girl. Reid Walker shown is 7-years-old, and is the son of Carol McMillan Reid. Portrait taken a...

Date: 1972-01 

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

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Railroad track and station, with store and hotel.

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: 1969 

Description: Two men in a canoe on a lake, with one of the men holding a muskellunge (musky) hooked on a fishing line, and a fishing net. The other man is holding the f...

Date: 1908 

Description: This 1908 map shows the town and range grid, sections, cities and villages, acreages, settlers, schools, wagon roads, railroads, saw mills, and lakes, stre...

Photograph

Manitowish Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Manitowish Lake in Manitowish Waters.

Photograph

At Laura Lake

Date: 1949-11-16 

Description: Three men, Mackie, Breuer, and Harrington, stand in front of Laura Lake. The far shoreline is in the far background. Laura Lake was surveyed by the Wiscons...

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