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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.

Photograph

Sugar House

Date: 1971-04-09 

Description: View uphill towards a sugar house, constructed of vertical logs, with a tall, metal chimney at the back. Smoke is coming out of the partially open double d...

Map or Atlas

Map of Blackwell

Date:  date unknown

Description: A topographic map of the Blackwell quadrangle.

Photograph

Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

Photograph

Forest County

Date:  

Description: Panoramic view of Forest County.

Photograph

George J. Gunther

Date:  

Description: George J. Gunther in a apiary with a swarm of bees covering his left arm.

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: 1971-04-09 

Description: A man is standing just outside of the partially open double doors of a sugar house and loading more logs into the evaporator. Logs, fuelwood, and a chainsa...

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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down commercial street. The shops are: Crandon Baking Company, a drugstore, the Hotel Hellstrom and Livery, a restaurant, First National Bank, a baker...

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: 1971-04-09 

Description: A man is sitting on a large metal cylinder storage tank while piping maple sap from a metal trough on a wagon into the tank. Sap bags are on trees in the b...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of cars parked at the curb in front of stores and shops. The shops include: Citizens State Bank, Crandon post office, a grocery store, a...

Date: 1941-07 

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

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard across water, showing launch owned by Schlitz Brewery of Milwaukee operating on Stone Lake.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view. Caption on back reads: "Looking towards the picturesque recreation resort, 'The Planets.' 'Neptune' cottage at water's edge."

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.

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