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Historical Essay

Campers' Wash-Up Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Wash-Up Kit made by the Bay West Company, Green Bay. Distributed by the Yankee Paper and Specialty Co. of Menasha in the 1920s. (Museum object #1998.6.2)

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Folded menu from the Hotel Müller, with hikers on the die-cut flap, ascending a mountain, and mountains and sky on the panel beneath. The drawings are sign...

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Foldout menu from the Hotel Müller, with two men using a pick and line to ascend a mountain on the flap, which opens to reveal the men as they attain the s...

Photograph

Group in the Woods

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women walking on an unpaved path through a forest area.

Historical Object

109 - Various Scenes Joy Camps

Date:  

Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...

Date: 1964 

Description: This 1964 maps shows roads, boat landings and marinas, campgrounds, canoe trails and portages, and lakes and streams in parts of Vilas, Oneida, and Iron co...

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
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