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Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1923 

Description: Vilas County. Published by Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Ry.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored portrait of Pete Christensen leaning on a porch post in front of a building. He is wearing a hat slanted against the sun.

Date: 1911-05 

Description: View across field of a number of men working to clear a field. There is a team of horses pulling a plow to create a furrow. There is a pine forest in the b...

Map or Atlas

Vilas County Map

Date: 1969-01 

Description: A map of Vilas county in northern Wisconsin.

Date: 1935-11-28 before

Description: Thanksgiving dinner menu from the Civilian Conservation Corps, 641st Company, at Camp Nine Mile, with a profile view of a turkey.

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Winter scene with sleigh carrying six well-bundled passengers pulled by two horses and pulling a skier behind in Eagle River, Wisconsin. The trees are blur...

Date: 1896 

Description: Indian boys and girls pose for a group portrait outdoors in front of the government school.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Store front with goods on the front porch.

Date: 1922-09-03 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Wittenberg Grays baseball team, presumably taken at a baseball field. Front row is seated on a makeshift bench. Melvin Schlytter...

Date: 1933 

Description: This 1933 Wisconsin Conservation Dept. map shows roads, railroads, trails, lakes and streams, and the Trout Lake Game Refuge in Northern State Forest (whic...

Date: 1929-06-18 

Description: Photographic postcard of Williams' Bay on Boulder Lake.

Date: 1936 before

Description: The porch at Warner's Resort, at Plum Lake.


Description: Lodge interior at Northern Highland Lodge.

Date: 1972-05 

Description: Spring scene on Wall Street. The building is the Arbutus Inn, hotel, bar and dining room. It was also the original Snowmobile Hall of Fame. Two boys are st...


Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: The business district.


Machine Shop

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a machine shop, with a wagon in the foreground.

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...


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...

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