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Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down commercial street. The shops are: Crandon Baking Company, a drugstore, the Hotel Hellstrom and Livery, a restaurant, First National Bank, a baker...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of cars parked at the curb in front of stores and shops. The shops include: Citizens State Bank, Crandon post office, a grocery store, a...

Photograph

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Presbyterian Church.

Date: 1941-07 

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

Date: 1908 ca.

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

Date: 1941-07 

Description: Car driving automobile near two buildings, perhaps outhouses.

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: 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: 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: Crandon from Teachworth Hill.

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:  date unknown

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

Photograph

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.

Postcard

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: 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: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: German Evangelical Association Church with snow-covered foreground. The church was located near the community of Hope in Blooming Grove Township, Dane Coun...

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.

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