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Largest White Pine

Date: 1952 

Description: The largest white pine tree standing in America, with several people posing beneath it. Its estimated age is 350-years-old.

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: Exterior view of the district school house property, with a young boy standing on the front steps. There is a hand-pump on a wood platform in front of the...

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Description: A view of the Soo Line Depot and railroad tracks running through the town at Armstrong Creek. A man, child, and a dog are walking on the railroad tracks.

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Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of cars parked at the curb in front of stores and shops. The shops include: Citizens State Bank, Crandon post office, a grocery store, a...

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Charlie Spencer

Date: 1941-07-28 

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...

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Description: Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi. This image is part of an exhibit about Nat...

Date: 1918-01-06 

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a park with the Forest County courthouse in the background.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that is used as their home.

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Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A man and woman stand behind the service counter at a drugstore.

Photograph

Grand Plank Hotel

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Front view of the Grand Plank Hotel with a man standing on its front porch.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

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Argonne

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down the main street of Argonne. The inn in the right foreground was the Commercial House. Across the street, the first building on the left was Joh...

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Precise Cuts

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A jigsaw in the hands of Harry Westphal makes smooth curves on the end of a piece of wood.

Date: 1895-08-01 

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Main Street in Crandon.

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.

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