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Photograph

Ice Skaters

Date:  

Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...

Photograph

Spooner Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.

Date: 1909 

Description: This 1909 revision of Harmon's 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Indian Head Sandwich Shop, filling station, and rest rooms.

Photograph

New Cranberry Bed

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Newly cleared cranberry marshes. In the center a man stands near a man-made irrigation ditch. To the left and right of the ditch are large piles of roots a...

Photograph

Sewer Shoveling

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: As part of a Wisconsin unemployment project, workmen dig a sewer trench by hand for the city of Spooner.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery with a boat in the foreground.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: A man driving a tractor is parked in front of a barn. The trailer on the back of the tractor is used for hauling crates of cranberries in from the fields d...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1885 

Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.

Date: 1916 

Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of Minong shows township 42 north platted and area R12 west. The streets are labeled.

Photograph

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Date:  

Description: Community Fair of the Bashaw Valley Farmers Club. E.L. Lutcher, head of the farmers institutes program of the agricultural extension, described the area a...

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: Portrait of seven members of Shriners youth groups in formal dress; the boys were in the De Molay club and the girls were in the Rainbow Girls club. Some...

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Men inside an open doorway of a farm building stand on a platform loading cranberries into a cleaning machine shortly after harvest.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a residential street.

Photograph

Cranberry Warehouse

Date: 1934-09 

Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse in Washburn County. In the foreground of the photo is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.

Date: 1991 

Description: This map shows public access, fish crib locations, resorts, and other local businesses as well as advertisements for local attractions and a resort index....

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