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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.
Description: Two men stand at the base of the White Pine tree reported in 1945 to be the largest in the world at 16.8' in circumference and 140.42' in height. Larger sp...
Description: View of Laona across water.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.
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.
Description: George J. Gunther in a apiary with a swarm of bees covering his left arm.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Rock near the principal village of the Chippewa Indian Reservation.
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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of a park with the Forest County courthouse in the background.
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: 1908 ca.
Description: Map shows swamps, windfalls, roads and railroads. Status of some land marked (O, S, X) but lacks explanation.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.
Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that is used as their home.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.
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...
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