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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: 1922-09-03 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Wittenberg Grays baseball team, presumably taken at a baseball field. Front row is seated on a makeshift bench. Melvin Schlytter...

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: 1923 

Description: Vilas County. Published by Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Ry.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of Trout Lake of a group of six men posed with the pilot, possibly Jack Vilas, on an early seaplane or flying boat floating in the wate...

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: 1926 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Commission map from the 1920s shows roads, railroads, campsites, lookout towers, and privately owned lands in Northern Forest S...

Photograph

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: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1959 

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Neal in the Pines

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington standing among the pines (Trout Lake?).

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: 1911-05 

Description: View across field of a number of men working to clear a field. There is a team of horses pulling a plow to create a furrow. There is a pine forest in the b...

Photograph

Gene Mayo

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Gene Mayo, 14, poses in front of double doors holding his cap. He is a student at the Mayo School, District No. 1. On the reverse of the photograph is writ...

Date: 1946-11 after

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

Date: 1941 

Description: Mrs. Annie Sun stretching a deer hide.

Date: 1933 

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...

Photograph

Graduation

Date: 1929 

Description: Seven pupils graduating from the Mayo School, District No. 1, pose sitting in a row in their classroom. The room has been decorated with flowers, crepe pap...

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