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Photograph

George J. Gunther

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Description: George J. Gunther in a apiary with a swarm of bees covering his left arm.

Date: 1941 

Description: Leona street scene with parked cars in front of Connor's Big Department Store and the Hotel Gordon, photographed sometime during the summer of 1941. Soon...

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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: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Grand Plank Hotel

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Front view of the Grand Plank Hotel with a man standing on its front porch.

Date: 1945 

Description: Two men stand at the base of the White Pine tree reported in 1945 to be the largest in the world at 16.8' in circumference and 140.42' in height. Larger sp...

Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Collage of multiple views of Crandon.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: German Evangelical Association Church with snow-covered foreground. The church was located near the community of Hope in Blooming Grove Township, Dane Coun...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A man and woman stand behind the service counter at a drugstore.

Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: 1941-08-14 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that is used as their home.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down commercial street. The stores are (from left to right): First County State Bank, a variety store, a bakery, First National Bank, a drugstore, the...

Photograph

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.

Photograph

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.

Date: 1970 

Description: Running for re-election for the first time, Congressman David R. Obey greets voters at the fair. A merry-go-round is in the background. Although unidentifi...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a park with the Forest County courthouse in the background.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Five children seated in front of a dilapidated shack that serves as a dwelling. Three dogs roam in the front yard.

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