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Photograph

Grand Plank Hotel

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Front view of the Grand Plank Hotel with a man standing on its front porch.

Postcard

Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that is used as their home.

Date: 1934-01-01 

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

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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.

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: 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: 1908 ca.

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

Photograph

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Two buildings, perhaps outhouses, and farm equipment in the vicinity of 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: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

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

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.

Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

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