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View these images of cranberry harvesting in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This building was used for cooking and eating. The clothesline on the left has clothes hanging on it. Neal Harrington has written on the postcard:


Date: 1946-11 after

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

Date: 1954 

Description: Ten men stand in row in front of a sign marking the 25th anniversary of the Eagle Scout Forestry Camp. They are each holding an Eagle Scout trophy. C.L. (N...


The Shack

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The annotation on the photograph says: "Another picture of the shack - blankets hanging out. Indian Al."

Another version of this photograph is annotated:...

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc Lake

Date: 1875 

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham, drawn in the last year of his life, shows landownership, roads and railroads, springs, and boat houses around Ocono...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the Community Church with many trees surrounding it.


Preparing a Muskie

Date: 1972-08-09 

Description: Two women stuffing a muskellunge with rice at the Musky Jamboree. Both women wear colorful flower print shirts. One woman wears a Boulder Junction Booster...

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: 1972-01 

Description: Winter scene on Wall Street. Two women cross the street and many cars are parked at the curb. Men appear in the background. Many business signs can be seen...

Date: 1958-07-14 

Description: Photographic postcard of a cottage path at Syd's Resort of the Woods. Many cottages appear through the trees and a lawn swing is on the right. Many of the...



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...


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...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A postcard of a Native American (Ojibwa) at Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbil...

Date: 1925-07-02 

Description: Photographic postcard of a poster promoting Camp Milo on White Sand Lake. On it are photographs of the cabins, tents, lake, and boats on the shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a road in the north woods. Three cars are driving up the hill near an intersection.

Date: 1950 after

Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.

The marker text reads:


Date: 1940 

Description: Map shows hydrography and location of game fish in part of Vilas County, Wisconsin and Gogebic County, Michigan.

Date: 1937-02 

Description: This topographical map of the forest preserve shows highways, roads, trails, telephone lines, Native American reservations, Ranger sub-stations, state nurs...


CLH and Ranger Mac

Date: 1911 

Description: Cornelius L. Harrington and Ranger McNeel planting tree seedlings at the Trout Lake nursery.

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