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Rankinson House

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Jacob Rankinson house, built by Rankinson in the 1890s. This building was moved to the Old World Wisconsin site at Eagle, Wisconsin in 1973.

Postcard

Reiten Boat Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view from water of a marina. Sailboats and motorboats are docked. More boats are stored up on the shoreline. Trees and buildings are...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View across field of four dwellings and a two-car garage located amongst very large pine trees. There are newly planted deciduous trees and hedges.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of Trinity Lutheran Church. It is a log chapel, built of native timber, and designed to fit the Northwoods area.

Date: 1912 

Description: This map shows a school reserve, swamp land, railroads, and selected buildings.

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.

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Description: View of a man paddling a canoe with a woman sitting in the front holding an umbrella and white water lily. The canoe says "Nature Lovers Paradise." Text de...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a two-story brick building, the Drummond High School. There is some decoration around the windows, front doors, and in the brickwork. The...

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Description: View of a woman wearing a bathing suit and hat holding up a heavy line full of fish caught at Nature Lovers Paradise resort on Jackson Lake.

Located with...

Postcard

Rocky Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of rocks and driftwood along Rocky Island's shoreline, part of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of wooden row boats near pier on Robinson Lake.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Highway through Iron River on what is now Highway 2 near the junction with County Highway A.

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: 1933 ca.

Description: Two women stand on the lawn looking at Lake Owen. There are wooden benches, trees, and a rowboat on the right. The White Pine Lodge with porches is on the...

Photograph

Cornucopia Harbor

Date: 1958-06-19 

Description: View over water towards storm damage in Cornucopia Harbor. West slip. There is a pile of wood along the shoreline in the foreground, with a boat moored jus...

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Description: View of the sun shining through clouds over Lake Namakagon. There are trees are visible on the opposite shorelines. Text describing the photograph says, "t...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Log cabins on forested shoreline of Namakagon Lake. A young deer is standing in front of wooden rowboats on the shoreline.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View of Gateway to Bobynn on Lake Namakagon, labeled as Cable and Grand View, Wisconsin. In front is a dirt road with two signs that read "The Bobynn." Beh...

Photograph

Getto Family

Date: 1927 

Description: Getto family, seated left to right: Henry Getto, Harry Ketola, Maria Getto, Senia Getto Aho, Alma Getto, Ruth Howland, Pete Hovi, Oscar Getto, Herman Aho,...

Postcard

Stella Cove

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Stella Cove looking out on the lake near Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A sailboat is visible on the r...

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