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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...
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.
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....
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.
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...
Description: Construction of a new drainage and water supply line for a cranberry marsh. Two men stand on the right near the water.
Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery with a boat in the foreground.
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...
Description: Letterhead of the Washburn County Treasurer's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building and people walking on the grounds. Text is in decora...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a grade school.
Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...
Description: The Trolley Inn, diner, overnight cabins, and gas pumps, located on state highways 53 & 63, one mile south of Spooner. The juxtaposition of the former tro...
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...
Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.
Description: View of a residential street.
Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.
Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.
Description: Man working at cranberry cleaning machine. On both sides of the machine are stacks of crates used for storing cranberries. Under the machine is the plant d...
Description: Five International Harvester Auto Buggies with men sitting inside are on a dirt road in front of the Spooner Lumber Company.
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