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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: 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...

Photograph

Forest County

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Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

Date: 1961-09-17 ca.

Description: View down hill towards backwater area of the Wolf River, near it's source, surrounded by thick woods. Crop marks indicated by photographer.

Photograph

Shack in the Woods

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Young man and a dog in the yard outside a dilapidated shack in the woods that serves as a dwelling. Laundry hangs from a line at left.

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...

Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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: 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: 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: 1895-08-01 

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: 1895-08-01 

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.

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

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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: 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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Photograph

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of a Hilbert Lake cottage surrounded by trees and foliage.

Date: 1934-01-01 

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

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