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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: 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...

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Forest County

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Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Commercial district in Crandon.

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: 1908 ca.

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

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: 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...

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: 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: 1956 ca.

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

Downtown Crandon

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steet in downtown Crandon.

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...

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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...

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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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.
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