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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: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1934-01-01 

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

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1941 

Description: Leona street scene with parked cars in front of Connor's Big Department Store and the Hotel Gordon, photographed sometime during the summer of 1941. Soon...

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...

Postcard

Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Description: Candid portrait of Potawatomi Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados holding the bridle of a horse.

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...

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...

Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

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: 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...

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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 ca.

Description: Main Street in Crandon.

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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: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Wood Frame House

Date: 1909 

Description: A wood frame house, with a porch, which was formerly the post office, owned by Mr. Edgar Wood, who was the postmaster.

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...

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