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Date: 1898 ca.
Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.
Description: A postcard showing a photograph of "Doctors' Corner", which includes the offices of Dr. L. Campbell (house on the left) and Dr. Anton Nelson, the father of...
Description: View of a rural lake with a footbridge leading to a small island.
Description: View of Clear Lake from shoreline. A small, tree-covered island is visible, with a tree-lined shore in the background.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The band poses for a group portrait, most likely in front of a school building; the boys are dressed in uniform and are holding their instruments. Gaylord...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: West side of Main Street, with "The One Price Store" along with other commercial buildings. Large utility poles are clear in the picture, as well as horse...
Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.
Description: A cabin at Clear Lake (Vilas County), a small Chippewa (Ojibwa) settlement, occupied by a white man and his Native American wife. This image is part of an...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Students seated in a classroom in the Clear Lake School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and a United States senator, is seated at the front o...
Description: The Clear Lake election board inside the town hall.
Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.
Description: The football team of clear Lake High School. Gaylord Nelson, later governor of Wisconsin and U.S. Senator, is second from the left in the front row.
Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...
Description: Three women, wearing dresses and bonnets, standing up in a small boat fishing. A tree-lined shore is visible in the background.
An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900
Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.
Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.
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