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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: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Boulder Lake. Pine trees can be seen in the foreground and shoreline and islands in the background. Text below reads: "Boulder Lake a...
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: 1912 ca.
Description: View across water of the east shore of Trout Lake.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Indians playing a game at Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. "The man in the center is holding counting sticks. A constant drumming is kept up to make concentra...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of trees in front of Boulder Lake.
Description: Trout Lake was the site of the first forest planting or nursery. This camp was at the north end of Trout Lake.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: A man feeds a bear in a large cage at the Gateway Inn. A group of people are gathered at the right side of the cage.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Winter scene with two women wearing hats and coats in a sleigh pulled by a white horse over snow, Eagle River, Wisconsin. A man stands beside the sleigh, a...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: This map shows camps, forts, logging camps, lakes, roads, railroads, the Wisconsin River, and Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation. Some points of interest a...
Date: 1983 ca.
Description: Men harvest cranberries by raking the fruit across flooded marshes onto a conveyor belt which loads the berries into trucks.
Description: Vilas County. Published by Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Ry.
Description: Color postcard of the Community Church with many trees surrounding it.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Railroad track and station, with store and hotel.
Description: Photographic postcard view of a road in the north woods. Three cars are driving up the hill near an intersection.
Description: Neil LeMany, Chief Forest Ranger at the Forest Protection Headquarters in Tomahawk, C.L. Harrington, superintendent of the Forest and Parks Division of the...
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...
Description: Postcard of an empty bar and lounge. In the foreground are a number of circular seating areas of booths along a mirrored wall. The bar runs along the right...
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...
Description: Vilas County, Ricing camp, Rice Creek. Lac Du Flambeau area.
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