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Postcard

Camp Scene

Date: 1925-07-19 

Description: Colorized postcard of a camp scene on a lawn. In the background is a bluff. Several people can be seen standing near the tents among the trees.

Postcard

West Park Drive

Date: 1906-04 

Description: View of West Park Drive. Wooden railings line the road and a wooden walkway is visible on the right. A man wearing a cap drives an automobile across the dr...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the main building at the Headquarters Camp State Board of Forestry at Trout Lake. This was the Headquarters of Field Instruction for Forest Ranger...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the old Carnegie Library on Superior Street.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Elevated view of garden plots at the state nursery at Trout Lake. Young pines must be grown for two years in the nursery before being planted. In this phot...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A very happy grandmother stands in the farmyard with a granddaughter, a cow and many chickens. In the background is the farmhouse.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...

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Description: View from a stone bridge at Vilas Park with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.

Date: 1914-06 

Description: The Aerodome, invented by Samuel Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as reconstructed by Glenn Curtiss at Hammondsport.

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed-wire...

Date: 1909-11 

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a family. Writing reads: "W.H. Clelland and Family. One of the Cherry Mine survivers [sic]. It is this man who was said to have...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of W.E. Porter's two-story house. The house has fancy trim. Three women are seated in the grass on the left, and a boy and girl are o...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Lake and bridge road. Building in background.

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Description: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.

Date: 1909-04-20 date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a paddle steamer on the Wisconsin River near Boscobel. Written on the hull of the boat is the text: "Steamer-Grand-Stranded-Near-B...

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Description: View from lake of Camp Idyle Wyld. A two-story wet boathouse, a windmill, and several cabins are visible along the shoreline.

Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photographic postcard of the exterior of St. Matthews Lutheran Church.

Postcard

Ox Tram

Date: 1907-09 

Description: Two harnessed black oxen standing near a clothing shop. A young boy's face is visible behind the oxen. Jackets hang from hooks outside the shop.

Date: 1950 after

Description: Wisconsin Historical Marker near Trout Lake. The marker recognizes the first ever forest patrol flight.

The marker text reads:

"FIRST FOREST PATROL FLI...

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