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Photograph

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Photograph

Cranberry Cleaning

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Man working at cranberry cleaning machine. On both sides of the machine are stacks of crates used for storing cranberries. Under the machine is the plant d...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Construction of a new drainage and water supply line for a cranberry marsh. Two men stand on the right near the water.

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...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a main street in Shell Lake with a hardware store and post office visible on the left and people standing along the sidewalks.

Date: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

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.

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

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

Photograph

Sewer Shoveling

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: As part of a Wisconsin unemployment project, workmen dig a sewer trench by hand for the city of Spooner.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: A man driving a tractor is parked in front of a barn. The trailer on the back of the tractor is used for hauling crates of cranberries in from the fields d...

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...

Date: 1934 

Description: Two workmen stack crates of cranberries in an open air drying shed. The original caption which was supplied by the Agriculture Department noted that Wiscon...

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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...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Three men, in waders, harvesting cranberries by hand with cranberry rakes. In the background other harvesting teams are visible, as well as crates of harve...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking northwest.

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school with multiple figures seated and standing on the lawn in front of it.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Men inside an open doorway of a farm building stand on a platform loading cranberries into a cleaning machine shortly after harvest.

Date: 1941 

Description: This 1941 map covers Washburn County, Wisconsin, as well as western Sawyer, eastern Burnett, and northeastern Polk counties. It shows the locations of tour...

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