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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...

Photograph

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Photograph

Spooner Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Spooner Lake from Jones Cottages.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, roads, lakes, wetlands, and streams in the western Sawyer County town...

Date: 1909-03-23 

Description: Five International Harvester Auto Buggies with men sitting inside are on a dirt road in front of the Spooner Lumber Company.

Date: 1900 after

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

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...

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery with a boat in the foreground.

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...

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Description: Community Fair of the Bashaw Valley Farmers Club. E.L. Lutcher, head of the farmers institutes program of the agricultural extension, described the area a...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.

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: 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: 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

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.

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view of a lawn with stone terraces and birch trees leading down to a lake on the left. There is a cabin in the background n...

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.

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: 1888 

Description: Elevated view of a railroad station and yards.

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