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Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Map shows swamps, windfalls, roads and railroads. Status of some land marked (O, S, X) but lacks explanation.
Description: View of Laona across water.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A jigsaw in the hands of Harry Westphal makes smooth curves on the end of a piece of wood.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: This 1920 map of Forest County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, lakes and streams, roads, "steam railroads," s...
Description: Charlie Spencer (b.1873?), a Kentuckian who migrated to Crandon, recorded white spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. A young girl is sitti...
Description: A field of potato plants, with a forest in the background. A man is leaning against a basswood or linden tree that stands approximately eighty-five feet ta...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.
Description: This tourist brochure for Forest County, Wisconsin, includes a 1967 road map of the county which identifies points of interest, a location map, descriptive...
Description: Men posing in Albert Smith's three-acre cornfield. Two men stand near the fence, and three others are in the background holding up their hats.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.
Description: Lumber crew posed with a steam hauler and several sleds loaded with logs. The foreman's sleigh pulled by a horse is in the foreground. Possibly foreman, Mi...
Description: Man in uniform leaning up against the base of a large tree.
Description: View down commercial street. The shops are: Crandon Baking Company, a drugstore, the Hotel Hellstrom and Livery, a restaurant, First National Bank, a baker...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View of a Hilbert Lake cottage surrounded by trees and foliage.
Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...
Date: 1961-09-17 ca.
Description: View down hill towards backwater area of the Wolf River, near it's source, surrounded by thick woods. Crop marks indicated by photographer.
Description: Two men stand at the base of the White Pine tree reported in 1945 to be the largest in the world at 16.8' in circumference and 140.42' in height. Larger sp...
Description: A wood frame house, with a porch, which was formerly the post office, owned by Mr. Edgar Wood, who was the postmaster.
Description: Candid portrait of Potawatomi Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados holding the bridle of a horse.
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