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Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

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: 1934-01-01 

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

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: 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: 1908 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

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

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

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:  

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

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: 1960 ca.

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

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Main Street in Crandon.

Date: 1956 ca.

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

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.

Postcard

Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

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.

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