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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...


Star Lake

Date: 1900 

Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.

Date: 1977-10 

Description: Man harvesting cranberries on water.

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: 1910 after

Description: This map shows shoreline lot numbers and acreages, the Wisconsin River, and the Michigan and Wisconsin state line. Manuscript annotations relating to topon...


Cranberry Harvest

Date: 1983 

Description: Cranberry marshes flooded and full of cranberries for the harvest. In the background is farm equipment, and men are removing the cranberries from the marsh...


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: 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: 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: 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: 1935 ca.

Description: View looking down a very snowy Main Street. Main Street businesses visible on the left include Tire and Battery Service Marathon Tires. A group of people i...


Eagle River Bridge

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Eagle River bridge.

Date: 1936-10 

Description: A nurse poses outdoors holding a Native American girl at the Lac du Flambeau Indian reservation.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Store front with goods on the front porch.

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...

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...


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...


Tom Simoc

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Tom Simoc, 14, poses with a Guernsey cow near a log barn. On the reverse of the photograph is written, "Won prizes at Co. Fair, 1930." Tom was the son of N...

Date: 1911 

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

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...

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