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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: 1911 

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

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: 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

Post Office

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Description: Image of a stagecoach full of people outside the post office on snow-covered ground, waiting to leave town. Text on image reads, "Stage, Leaving Arbor Vita...

Photograph

Plum Lake Boat Ride

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Description: Large group of guests at Warner's Resort, Plum Lake, enjoying a boat ride.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of a one-story log lodge, the Tavern - Crawling Stone Lodge, and a tipi with trees in the background and foreground. There is a lake behind the lodge.

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...

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Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer color views of the hotel and neighboring Gateway Inn. There are...

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

Cutover Forest Area

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Description: Forest area that once furnished employment for settlers, but through lack of reforestation was considered almost worthless at the time this image was creat...

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Description: Stable of boats kept at Forest Home Resort.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the public school.

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Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer views of the hotel and nearby Gateway Inn in color, and overlapp...

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: 1935-11-28 before

Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.

Date: 1959 

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

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

Mayo School

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Students pose in front of the Mayo School, District No. 1. There are large pine trees around the one-story building and a low fence in front. A "Mayo Schoo...

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