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Date: 1893 

Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.

Date: 1951 

Description: Interior view of the trading post at Willie's White Birch Lodge. Fishing lures are on display on the back wall behind a counter with signs that say: "Pat's...

Postcard

White Sand Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard from hill of White Sand Lake seen through trees. A raft with a diving platform is near the shoreline.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows the soil types in Vilas County, Wisconsin, and adjoining areas in Oneida, Forest, Iron, and Price counties. Also depicted...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Senator and Mrs. Joseph R. McCarthy at the Gateway Hotel in Land O'Lakes. A very similar image appeared on the McCarthy's 1956 Christmas card contained in...

Photograph

The School at Work

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Students work at their desks in the Mayo School, District No. 1. A row of books forms the foreground; history lessons from the time of reconstruction after...

Date: 1954 

Description: The dining room at Syd's Resort of the Woods, which shows tables set for a meal. Large picture windows have views of the lake and woods surrounding the res...

Photograph

Ricing Camp

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Vilas County, Ricing camp, Rice Creek. Lac Du Flambeau area.

Photograph

Mr. Bearskin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mr. Bearskin, a medicine man, at Lac du Flambeau seated in front of of a wigwam covered with elm bark. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americ...

Photograph

The Inventor

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Joe Mietus, 16, poses at the Mayo School, District No. 1. On the reverse of the photograph is written, "Has invented several home made farm tools. Also has...

Photograph

Manitowish Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Manitowish Lake in Manitowish Waters.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View across water of the east shore of Trout Lake.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: These two maps of the Town of Conover, Vilas County, Wisconsin, show private land holdings of a section or more as of 1927 and public lands in 1936. Acreag...

Date: 1911-05 

Description: Trout Lake was the site of the first forest planting or nursery. This camp was at the north end of Trout Lake.

Photograph

Ricing Camp

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Vilas County, Ricing camp, Rice Creek. Lac Du Flambeau area.

Photograph

Sayner Resort

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Sayner Resort on Plum Lake.

Photograph

Mr. Bearskin

Date:  

Description: Mr. Bearskin, a medicine man, at Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, first cu...

Date: 1977-10 

Description: Man harvesting cranberries on water.

Date: 1958 

Description: View across water towards men, women, and children sitting in metal boats on a lake. They are watching five men standing waist deep in the lake holding up...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Interior view of Bob McGlinn's Dance Tavern showing the wooden dance floor with chairs and benches along the walls. In the back left corner is a stage. The...

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