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Photograph

Cranberry Warehouse

Date: 1934-09 

Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse in Washburn County. In the foreground of the photo is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine in Washburn County.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows the city of Spooner. The map shows numbered plats, labeled streets, and the Yellow River.

Photograph

Ice Skaters

Date:  

Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a residential street.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, settlers, railroads, a...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map of Minong shows township 42 north platted and area R12 west. The streets are labeled.

Photograph

New Cranberry Bed

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Newly cleared cranberry marshes. In the center a man stands near a man-made irrigation ditch. To the left and right of the ditch are large piles of roots a...

Photograph

Cranberry Cleaning

Date: 1934 

Description: Men working a cranberry cleaning machine.

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

Description: Fisherman cooking on campfire at the edge of a river.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...

Photograph

Trolley Inn

Date: 1941 

Description: The Trolley Inn, diner, overnight cabins, and gas pumps, located on state highways 53 & 63, one mile south of Spooner. The juxtaposition of the former tro...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1885 

Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: Portrait of seven members of Shriners youth groups in formal dress; the boys were in the De Molay club and the girls were in the Rainbow Girls club. Some...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking northwest.

Date: 1956-02-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Spooner High School basketball team, the Railroaders.

Postcard

Views of Spooner

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Postcard featuring various views of Spooner, including the Omaha train depot, Main Street, an Episcopal church, the town hall, and a residential street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Shell Lake Roller Milling Company with a man seated on a horse-drawn wagon outside its entrance.

Date: 1909 

Description: This 1909 revision of Harmon's 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and...

Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of frame church in a pastoral landscape.

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