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Date: 1911 ca.
Description: The first forestry building at Trout Lake Headquarters. It served the crew for eating and sleeping while they were clearing for the nursery site in progres...
Description: Four people and a dog pose in front of a small cottage with a large fieldstone fireplace. They are, from left: Armin Duchow and his father George, Potter,...
Description: Mrs. Annie Sun stretching a deer hide.
Description: A map of Vilas county in northern Wisconsin.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: This map of Vilas County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 20th century, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, road...
Date: 1950 after
Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.
The marker text reads:
"FIRST FOREST PATROL FLI...
Description: Barracks buildings at the Crystal Lake Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp.
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: 1912 ca.
Description: Picnic party on the rocks along the shore, among the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Railroad track and station, with store and hotel.
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,...
Description: Framework for a Chippewa (Ojibwa) wigwam (left) and long medicine lodge at Lac du Flambeau. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepar...
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian cemetery, Lake Vieux Desert.
Description: C.L. (Neal) Harrington standing among the pines (Trout Lake?).
Description: Winter scene with cross country skiers from Eagle River skiing on the Anvil Lake Ski Trail in the Nicolet National Forest.
Description: Nelson takes time out during a campaign trip to talk with two boys. Dressed casually, Nelson is shown squatting down in a marsh area between the boys who a...
Description: Trout Lake was the site of the first forest planting or nursery. This camp was at the north end of Trout Lake.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Passengers at the depot, awaiting the arrival of the train.
Description: Hand-colored portrait of Pete Christensen leaning on a porch post in front of a building. He is wearing a hat slanted against the sun.
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