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Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Postcard depicting a group of Potawatomi men at Stone Lake playing the game of moccasin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

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

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:  date unknown

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

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: 1960 ca.

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

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: 1920 ca.

Description: "This picture is of the first telephone exchange that I established in Laona. The girl standing is my youngest daughter. This exchange is still operated in...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: German Evangelical Association Church with snow-covered foreground. The church was located near the community of Hope in Blooming Grove Township, Dane Coun...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Part of Main Street in Laona. Three men stand in front of the corner building and another man is on horseback. A woman carries a child to the left.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Commercial district in Crandon.

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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...

Photograph

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: 1935 ca.

Description: This map shows land for sale by the company in northwestern part of Nicolet National Forest. The map also shows shoreline acreages, railroads, roads, trail...

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: 1895-08-01 

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: 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...

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