1 2 3 4 5
.

Photograph

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:  

Description: Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi. This image is part of an exhibit about Nat...

Date: 1962 

Description: Chrome color photographic postcard of Forest County Courthouse.

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: 1956 ca.

Description: Five children seated in front of a dilapidated shack that serves as a dwelling. Three dogs roam in the front yard.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Crandon from Teachworth Hill.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Map shows swamps, windfalls, roads and railroads. Status of some land marked (O, S, X) but lacks explanation.

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

Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This 1920 map of Forest County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages, lakes and streams, roads, "steam railroads," s...

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...

Date: 1908-03-17 

Description: Photographic postcard showing the results of a boiler explosion at the Kempf Planing Mill. Written on the left is text that reads: "Kempf Planing Mill, 3 K...

Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

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

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...

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...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A group of men and women posing at the base of an enormous white pine, named to honor the famous general. The tree was estimated to be about 400 years old,...

1 2 3 4 5

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.