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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: 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

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 

Description: Hand-colored image of two men loading cranberries in crates into an open air drying shed shortly after harvest.

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: 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

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.

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Full crate of Wisconsin cranberries.

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: 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.

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.

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: 1956-02-14 

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

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: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake.

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...

Photograph

Cranberry Cleaning

Date: 1934 

Description: Men working a cranberry cleaning machine.

Date: 1934-09 

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

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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