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View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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Largest White Pine

Date: 1952 

Description: The largest white pine tree standing in America, with several people posing beneath it. Its estimated age is 350-years-old.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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

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: 1941-07 

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

Photograph

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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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...

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: 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...

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...

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Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down commercial street. The stores are (from left to right): First County State Bank, a variety store, a bakery, First National Bank, a drugstore, the...

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Description: A view of the Soo Line Depot and railroad tracks running through the town at Armstrong Creek. A man, child, and a dog are walking on the railroad tracks.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Main Street in Crandon.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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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