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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: 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...

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.


Forest County


Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

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.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Rock near the principal village of the Chippewa Indian Reservation.

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...


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.


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...


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: 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: 1910 ca.

Description: Commercial district in Crandon.


Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

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: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.


Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.

Date: 1960 ca.

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

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...

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