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Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a covered bridge spanning the Delaware River. Signs on the bridge read, "$25.00 Fine for Riding or Driving Faster than a Walk on this Bridge," and...

Photograph

Jeffry's Mill

Date: 1932-01-22 

Description: Two men fish from a diving platform while a third fishes from the shore at Jeffry's Mill. The tall, wood frame mill building is in the background, with an...

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: Fishing tackle box and fishing rod rack located on a closet shelf, taken for R.L. Kulzick Advertising Company, 409 East Washington Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men are visible using a large net to fish near the Depere [sic] Falls.

Date: 1952-06 

Description: Fisherman John Chingo displaying two Northern Pike he caught in Chequamagon Bay. Photograph probably taken in Hec's Bar on East Main Street in Ashland.

Photograph

Fish and Gun Club

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road passes in front of the Fish and Gun Club, a two-story building with people sitting and standing on the porch. Another dwelling stands beside it and...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: The Wolf River House. The advertisement reads: "The Wolf River House; Hunters' and Fishermen's Resort; Rates $1.50 per day - $9.00 per week; Special Rates...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and boy stand on a landing in front of two boats with water and a far shoreline in the background. They are holding up their catch of fish.

Photograph

Beach Fishing

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of a man fishing from a rock that protrudes into a body of water, with a woman standing behind him, and sail boats visible on the horizon. Published...

Date: 1948-01-03 

Description: Cars parked illegally on Farwell Drive in Maple Bluff. Cars belong to people ice fishing on Lake Mendota. A traffic problem was created in the village of M...

Photograph

Mill Pond

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and boys pose by a pond. A boy holds a long, probably bamboo, fishing rod. Two men jokingly pose as if they are dancing the tango.

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a group of people cooking over an open fire at a campsite. One man is blowing the fire underneath a kettle, while two other men look on. A...

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Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripples and there are more prizes than there are fish.

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Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement, ca. 1620.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men, three holding large fish, pose near an ice fishing shanty off of Fish Creek. Some of their gear is on the ice.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a man standing in a boat fishing near Mason. The shoreline is visible in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man and woman posed sitting in front of a standing Ho-Chunk boy holding a fishing pole. Harry Littlesnake (HaKaChoMonEK...

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