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Historical Essay

Ojibwe Court Case

Buffalo and O-Sho-Ga Protest Forced Removal

Discover how two Ojibwe chiefs traveled to Washington DC and negotiated with President Millard Fillmore to keep rights to their land.

Date: 1906 

Description: Lumber crew posed in front of a building at Ole Emerson's lumber camp.

Date: 1900 

Description: Sunday morning in a lumber camp bunk house.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of men posed standing in a snow-covered logging camp. One man is holding a cat, and there is a dog standing nearby. The photographers wagon i...

Date: 1906-03-09 

Description: Camp Montana loggers pose in front of camp building with their tools. Includes a dog sitting on the lap of one logger.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed holding logging tools. Three men stand with six horses. The group is standing on the snow-covered ground in front of a log building. Two...

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men posed standing, sitting and holding tools in a snow-covered logging camp in front of several teams of oxen and horses. One man holds...

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men working at the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp stand near a large building, possibly a sawmill, related to the mining operation. A steep hill rises in the...

Photograph

Logging Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated group portrait of loggers at a logging camp posing in the snow. Some of the men are posed on the roof of the log building in the center. Men are s...

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men standing in front of a pile of timber or possibly a broken down log cabin associated with the Leighton-Wyoming mining operation.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed holding logging tools. Three men stand with six horses. The group is standing on the snow-covered ground in front of a log building. Two...

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men, women. children and dogs posed standing, sitting and holding logging tools in a snow-covered logging camp in front of log buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the log cabin housing at a logging camp. Printed in the bottom left corner: "Kopp & Proulx." The caption centered below the image reads: "Loggin...

A Popular Swindler

Read about John Till and the miraculous "medical" plaster treatment that led to his arrest by the State Medical Board.

Photograph

Lumberjacks Eating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumberjacks eating in a cook shanty; probably early twentieth century.

Photograph

Auburndale Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of logging crew posed outside a log cabin in winter. Several horses are at the back of the group. The foreman, Mike Baltus, is possibly at fr...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Dining room, probably at D. Sullivan's lumber camp.

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Workers at the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp. Piles of logs and boards are in the foreground.

Photograph

Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men posed standing on the snow-covered ground in front of a log building. Three men stand with teams of two horses.

Historical Essay

Lumber Company Scrip

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Lumber company scrip issued by Knapp, Stout & Co., Barron County, Wisconsin, between about 1878-1890. (Museum object #N4001)
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