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Date: 1926 

Description: This Wisconsin Conservation Commission map from the 1920s shows roads, railroads, campsites, lookout towers, and privately owned lands in Northern Forest S...

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...

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: 1920 ca.

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


Plum Lake Boat Ride


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

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Traffic on Wall Street in Eagle River.


Buck Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Buck Inn at Lost Lake Resort.

Date: 1974 

Description: This 1968 map identifies resorts in the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation region of Wisconsin, covering parts of Iron, Vilas, Oneida, and Price counties....


Eagle River Bridge

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Eagle River bridge.


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:...


Planting Seedlings


Description: Planting seedings at the state nursery at Trout Lake.

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: 1975 ca.

Description: This map shows nature trails, public attractions, public hunting and fishing grounds, dams, waysides, lakes, highways, and roads. The upper right corner in...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Downtown Eagle River. Several storefronts and merchants remain the same.


Sayner Resort

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Sayner Resort on Plum Lake.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the public school.


Boathouse from Lake

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Wet boathouse that belonged to Don Walkins, on Catfish Lake. A woman stands on a pier near a boat.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...

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...

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