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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: 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

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: 1916 

Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake.

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

Grade School

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a grade school.

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: 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...

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...

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...

Date: 2012-03-05 

Description: Exterior view of the Garver Feed and Supply Company building, which formerly housed the U.S. Sugar Company. Snow is on the ground.

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

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Photograph

Fisherman by River

Date:  

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

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...

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

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: 1941 ca.

Description: Indian Head Sandwich Shop, filling station, and rest rooms.

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