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Postcard

Branch Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Branch Street.

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

Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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: 1960 ca.

Description: A man and woman stand behind the service counter at a drugstore.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

MacArthur Pine

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A view from the ground looking up the trunk of an enormous white pine named for the famous general. The crown appears disproportionately small due to the h...

Date: 1945 

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...

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: 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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.

Date: 1956 ca.

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

Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Postcard depicting a group of Potawatomi men at Stone Lake playing the game of moccasin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

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

Date:  

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.

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