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Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of frame church in a pastoral landscape.

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

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1885 

Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.

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.

Date: 2012-03-05 

Description: Exterior view of the Garver Feed and Supply Company building, which formerly housed the U.S. Sugar Company. Snow is on the ground.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.

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: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school with multiple figures seated and standing on the lawn in front of it.

Postcard

Omaha Depot

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Omaha Depot.

Date: 1909 

Description: This 1909 revision of Harmon's 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and...

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a main street in Shell Lake with a hardware store and post office visible on the left and people standing along the sidewalks.

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.

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Date: 1934-09 

Description: Construction of a new drainage and water supply line for a cranberry marsh. Two men stand on the right near the water.

Date: 1956-02-14 

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

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: 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...

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.

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.

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