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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.

Photograph

Chippewa Girls

Date: 1919 

Description: A group of Chippewa (Ojibwa) girls in white western clothing and paper feathered headdresses for a celebration commemorating the return of 80 Native Americ...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across lake of wooden boats at the landing of Leibman's Resort on Chippewa Lake. On shore are many trees, stairs and a path leading away from the lake...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View down drive of facade of one-story long log building surrounded by trees. A man is walking along the side of the lodge in the far right background.

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) medicine man John King, with his wife, grandchild, and family standing near a birch wigwam on the Lake Court Oreilles reservation. John...

Photograph

Lifting the Nets

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men in three wooden row boats lifting fyke nets out of northern Wisconsin lake. The men are doing conservation work, netting for walleyes and muskies.

Date: 1949-11-17 

Description: Three men, Breuer, Kielcheski, and Harrington, are standing in front of a large white pine in a snow field. The Flambeau River State Forest is located in p...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the rectory of a Roman Catholic church, the residence of Father Philip Gordon.

Date: 1897 

Description: This 1897 map of Sawyer County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, roads, farm houses, camps, school houses, dams, bridges, Indian r...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across field of a one-story log cabin, Smead's Cloverleaf Lodge, across Teal Lake. There is a wooden dock across the lake in front of the lodge and a...

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Description: Memohead of the Sawyer County Bank, of Hayward, Wisconsin, with the name of the bank in a banner, flanked by two images: a three-quarter view of the Real E...

Date: 1926 

Description: This 1926 map of Sawyer County, Wisconsin,the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, highways and roads, and lakes and...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the Sawyer business district with a bank visible in the foreground.

Date: 1956 

Description: Historical marker of the Namekagon Portage on the Lac Court Oreilles Native American Reservation.

Photograph

Lumber Camp Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of loggers in a lumber camp. In front, seated on his sled, is T.J. Thompson. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison,...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Four men and two women outside lakeside cabin built with vertical logs at Spider Lake. One women is sitting on the ground hugging a dog, and the other wom...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Log cabin near Spider Lake built with vertical logs. A tall pine tree grows nearby.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of large two-story building situated along roadway. A gasoline pump is next to the building along with four fifty-five gallon drums position...

Date: 1932 after

Description: Outdoor portrait of Peter Wolfe, chief of Lac Courte d'Oreilles band of Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indians, with his son William Wolfe, who was Secretary of Lac Cou...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the one-story wooden building with a stone foundation called Alladin, Hayward's Smart Nite Club, with pine trees in the background.

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