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Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the back of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Gaylord Nelson participates in a canoe trip down the Namekagon River in an effort to protect the river under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view of one automobile parked on Main Street near a park (the Legion Memorial Park), trees, an American flag, street lights, and various buildings...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a single-story log cabin with front porch in the woods.

Photograph

Cabin Living Room

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Living room of a northern Wisconsin resort in southwestern Bayfield County, possibly Haagensen's Lodge on Middle Eau Claire Lake.

Photograph

Meyer's Cafe

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across street of a wooden corner building with large plate glass windows and a sign advertising Meyer's Cafe. An advertisement is painted on the side...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Catholic Church with a bell tower.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the brick front facade of the Mason Post Office and and Mason Mercantile Co. There is an automobile parked on the far left side of the bui...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a white painted, wood frame Immanuel Lutheran Church. Sign out front. Sent Sept. 15, 1965, to thank visitors from Eau Claire for c...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of Post Office.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Interior view of part of the lobby at Castle Garden Resort on Lake Namakagon. A large stone fireplace is on the left with elegant chairs on the right. The...

Date: 1975-09-02 

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Lodge at Telemark showing one of the largest stone fireplaces in the world. It is constructed out of 155 tons of nati...

Photograph

Ondassagon School

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Ondossagon Public School building. The three-story brick structure was built in 1917. In the background are other brick additions and another t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Washburn court house.

Date: 1968 

Description: The map shows fire towers, public camp grounds, roads, snow mobile & riding trails, trout lakes, foot trails, railroads, and National Forest boundaries.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of three trout with a fishing basket (creel) and two rods laying on the ground. The trout were caught near Washburn.

Postcard

Profile Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Profile Rock geological formation among the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. A sailboat is visible in the distant background.

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Description: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."

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Description: View of a dirt road leading through a forest. This is the driveway to Nature Lovers Paradise, a resort on Jackson Lake. The text below the photograph says,...

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