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Community Church

Date: 1964-08-22 

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


Young Boys in Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boys, probably brothers, using a small boat with outboard motor.

Date: 1959 

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


Description: View through trees of a wet boathouse at The Morey Resort.

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: 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...

Map or Atlas

Vilas County Wisconsin

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: 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...


Plum Lake Boat Ride


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


Manitowish Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Manitowish Lake in Manitowish Waters.


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: 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...

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: 1893 

Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A cabin located in woods consisting of young birch and pine trees, a wooden chair situated under the trees. Sylvan Retreat was located near Lac du Flambeau...


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.


Ricing Camp

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Vilas County, Ricing camp, Rice Creek. Lac Du Flambeau area.

Date: 1923 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the living room in the Buck Inn at Lost Lake Resort.

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.

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