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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...

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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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Downtown Crandon

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steet in downtown Crandon.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.

Date: 1967 

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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.

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Grand Plank Hotel

Date: 1911 ca.

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

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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.

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.

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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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Forest County

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Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

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George J. Gunther

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Description: George J. Gunther in a apiary with a swarm of bees covering his left arm.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Map shows swamps, windfalls, roads and railroads. Status of some land marked (O, S, X) but lacks explanation.

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Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down commercial street. The stores are (from left to right): First County State Bank, a variety store, a bakery, First National Bank, a drugstore, the...

Date: 1960 ca.

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

Date: 1970 

Description: Running for re-election for the first time, Congressman David R. Obey greets voters at the fair. A merry-go-round is in the background. Although unidentifi...

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