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Date: 1941-07 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.

Date: 1956 ca.

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

Date: 1941-07 

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: "This picture is of the first telephone exchange that I established in Laona. The girl standing is my youngest daughter. This exchange is still operated in...

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: 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...


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...


Grand Plank Hotel

Date: 1911 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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...


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.


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:  date unknown

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

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: 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...


Description: Slightly elevated three-quarter view from front left of a Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway locomotive at Hiles Lumber Company. One man is standing...



Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.

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