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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of trees in front of Boulder Lake.
Description: Students of the Mayo School, District No. 1, have gathered with their families for a picnic at a grove on the Deerskin River. Automobiles are parked under...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View looking down a very snowy Main Street. Main Street businesses visible on the left include Tire and Battery Service Marathon Tires. A group of people i...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Students pose in front of the Mayo School, District No. 1. There are large pine trees around the one-story building and a low fence in front. A "Mayo Schoo...
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View of an automobile parked along the side of the road during a scenic drive through virgin forest near Lac du Flambeau.
Description: Cranberry harvest at Manitowish Waters.
Description: This 1914 map shows the soil types in Vilas County, Wisconsin, and adjoining areas in Oneida, Forest, and Iron counties. Also depicted are the township and...
Date: 1946-11 after
Description: A vigorous campaigner, Joseph R. McCarthy relaxes in front of a log cabin fireplace after his electoral campaign.
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Boulder Lake. Pine trees can be seen in the foreground and shoreline and islands in the background. Text below reads: "Boulder Lake a...
Description: Francis Johnson, teacher at the Mayo School, District No. 1, standing beside a screened porch. The porch has a rustic log railing and stone foundation. The...
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...
Description: Stable of boats kept at Forest Home Resort.
Description: A Wisconsin state official historical marker titled 'Forest Restoration, The Beginning.'
The text reads: "This place on Trout Lake was selected by E.M. G...
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.
Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of town. There is a lake in the background in the upper left.
Description: Photographic postcard of Williams' Bay on Boulder Lake.
Description: A crew of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) youth starting for the field where they were working on ribes eradication as part of the effort to defeat the w...
Date: 1950 after
Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.
The marker text reads:
"FIRST FOREST PATROL FLI...
Description: Photographic postcard of a cottage path at Syd's Resort of the Woods. Many cottages appear through the trees and a lawn swing is on the right. Many of the...
Description: Letterhead of the King's Gateway Hotel of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, with header and footer color views of the hotel and neighboring Gateway Inn. There are...
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