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Moccasin Resort

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Stone retaining wall along a road leading to a northern Wisconsin resort property on Lac Court Oreilles Lake. A pavilion and buildings border the road. The...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view through trees of the Jack Frost Lodge No. 1 on Round Lake. Three-quarter length view of the two-story building with a wraparound porch on the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Cars parked at Ross' Teal Lake Lodge.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Virginia Hess posing with a muskellunge near the fish scale at Ross Teal Lake Lodge. Virginia Hess was a member of the Hess Oil Co. family, was from Chicag...

Photograph

Lake Chippewa

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Treeland Pines resort on Lake Chippewa.

Lesson Plan

Teal Lake Lodge, 1923

Learn about the development of tourism in northern Wisconsin by examining a a family-owned resort which has operated since the 1920s

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View down dirt driveway lined with stones leading up to a main building at Leibman's Resort on Lake Chippewa. Two automobiles are parked off to the far rig...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Virginia Ross poses at a table in front of a large stove in the kitchen at Ross's Teal Lake Lodge.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of the parlor and dining room at the lodge at Moody's Camp on Spider Lake. There are numerous chairs, an upright piano with a world globe sit...

Photograph

Northwoods Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of clapboard buildings, one with a large enclosed front porch, bordering the roadway. There is a Cities Service Oils gas pump and a sign for...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two-story log building surrounded by immature trees on Moose Lake. There is a flagpole on the left, and automobiles are parked in the foreground.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Walter and Virginia Ross relaxing indoors by the fireplace at Ross Teal Lake Lodge.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A large stone fireplace with a roaring fire is on one wall of the living room. The room has log walls and exposed ceiling beams. A variety of chairs, inclu...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Birch trees and pine trees in front of a one-story cabin with front porch at the King's Birchgrove Resort on Moose Lake.

Postcard

Log Cabin Store

Date: 1941 

Description: Exterior view of a log cabin store at Pine Grove Resort on Little Round Lake. There are two gas pumps in front, and trees and a lake in the background.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Automobile parked next to log cabin situated near shore of Teal Lake.

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Description: Nelson Ross posing with muskellunge caught by Claude Baudy at Ross' Teal Lake Lodge. Fish was caught using a goldfish for bait.

Photograph

Lake Chippewa

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Treeland Pines Resort on Lake Chippewa.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from lake of cabins in northern Wisconsin forest, with boat docks along the shoreline.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across lake of wooden boats at the landing of Leibman's Resort on Chippewa Lake. On shore are many trees, stairs and a path leading away from the lake...

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