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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.

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...

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.

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Date: 1934-09 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking northwest.

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...

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: 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: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a grade school.

Photograph

Shell Lake

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking towards the sawmills.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.

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Date: 1956-02-14 

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

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...

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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: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.

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