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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 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: 1956 ca.
Description: Five children seated in front of a dilapidated shack that serves as a dwelling. Three dogs roam in the front yard.
Description: The largest white pine tree standing in America, with several people posing beneath it. Its estimated age is 350-years-old.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.
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.
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: 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: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.
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 1920 map of Forest County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, lakes and streams, roads, "steam railroads," s...
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...
Description: Slightly elevated three-quarter view from front left of a Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway locomotive at Hiles Lumber Company. One man is standing...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Map shows swamps, windfalls, roads and railroads. Status of some land marked (O, S, X) but lacks explanation.
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...
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: 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.
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: 1911 ca.
Description: Front view of the Grand Plank Hotel with a man standing on its front porch.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A jigsaw in the hands of Harry Westphal makes smooth curves on the end of a piece of wood.
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