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Photograph

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.

Photograph

Argonne

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down the main street of Argonne. The inn in the right foreground was the Commercial House. Across the street, the first building on the left was Joh...

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

Date: 1934-01-01 

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

Date:  

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

Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1941-07 

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

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: 1918-01-06 

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Commercial district in Crandon.

Photograph

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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...

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.

Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Forest County

Date:  

Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

Postcard

Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

Photograph

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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