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Cottage

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of a Hilbert Lake cottage surrounded by trees and foliage.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Small town completely dependent on the sawmill. When the sawmill closed down, the town disappeared.

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Description: Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi. This image is part of an exhibit about Nat...

Date: 1971-04-09 

Description: A young woman collecting maple sap from a tree in a metal bucket. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1918-01-06 

Description: Lumber crew posed with a steam hauler and several sleds loaded with logs. The foreman's sleigh pulled by a horse is in the foreground. Possibly foreman, Mi...

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Wood Frame House

Date: 1909 

Description: A wood frame house, with a porch, which was formerly the post office, owned by Mr. Edgar Wood, who was the postmaster.

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Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.

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Description: Candid portrait of Potawatomi Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados holding the bridle of a horse.

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Sugar House

Date: 1971-04-09 

Description: View uphill towards a sugar house, constructed of vertical logs, with a tall, metal chimney at the back. Smoke is coming out of the partially open double d...

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Description: A view of the Soo Line Depot and railroad tracks running through the town at Armstrong Creek. A man, child, and a dog are walking on the railroad tracks.

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Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Part of Main Street in Laona. Three men stand in front of the corner building and another man is on horseback. A woman carries a child to the left.

Date: 1971-04-09 

Description: A man is standing just outside of the partially open double doors of a sugar house and loading more logs into the evaporator. Logs, fuelwood, and a chainsa...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Rock near the principal village of the Chippewa Indian Reservation.

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Precise Cuts

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A jigsaw in the hands of Harry Westphal makes smooth curves on the end of a piece of wood.

Date: 1971-04-09 

Description: A man is sitting on a large metal cylinder storage tank while piping maple sap from a metal trough on a wagon into the tank. Sap bags are on trees in the b...

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Description: View from side of railroad tracks towards a man posing at the front of a vintage steam locomotive. Flowers are in the foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.

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Laona

Date: 1942 

Description: View of Laona across water.

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Largest White Pine

Date: 1952 

Description: The largest white pine tree standing in America, with several people posing beneath it. Its estimated age is 350-years-old.

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