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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

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of frame church in a pastoral landscape.

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.

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: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...

Photograph

Trolley Inn

Date: 1941 

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...

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.

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

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...

Photograph

Spooner Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.

Date: 1900 after

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

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...

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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: 1941 ca.

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

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows the city of Spooner. The map shows numbered plats, labeled streets, and the Yellow River.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, roads, lakes, wetlands, and streams in the western Sawyer County town...

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

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake.

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