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Photograph

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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

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:  date unknown

Description: George J. Gunther standing among hives, with a swarm of bees on his arm.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

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...

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Two buildings, perhaps outhouses, and farm equipment in the vicinity of Crandon.

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: 1934-01-01 

Description: Man in uniform leaning up against the base of a large tree.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

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: 1945 

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...

Date: 1919 

Description: "Map no. 2, Keith and Hiles Lumber Co., Crandon, Wisconsin, Block Map, Block One... Made December 20, 1919. Maker of original map, B. McGinley. Maker of ta...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

George J. Gunther

Date:  

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

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: 1908 ca.

Description: Crandon from Teachworth Hill.

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