Wisconsin Historical Society

Searching for

Refine by

Results 1-20 of 88

Photograph

World's Largest White Pine Tree

Date: 1945
Description: Two men stand at the base of the White Pine tree reported in 1945 to be the largest in the world at 16.8' in circumference and 140.42' in height. Larger sp...
Photograph

Nicolet National Forest

Date: January 01 1934
Description: Man in uniform leaning up against the base of a large tree.
Photograph

Precise Cuts

Date: 1950
Description: A jigsaw in the hands of Harry Westphal makes smooth curves on the end of a piece of wood.
Photograph

World's Largest White Pine Tree

Date: 1952
Description: The largest white pine tree standing in America, with several people posing beneath it. Its estimated age is 350-years-old.
Photograph

Simon Onanguisse Kahquados

Date: 
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi.
Photograph

Simon Onanguisse Kahquados

Date: 
Description: Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-1930) of Forest County, Wisconsin, the last hereditary chief of the Potowatomi. This image is part of an exhibit about Nat...
Photograph

Tecumsa and Family

Date: 1922
Description: Tecumsa, a Potowatomi, and his family. Tecumsa was the keeper of the sacred tribal drum.
Photograph

Potowatomi Playing Moccasin

Date: 1921
Description: Postcard depicting a group of Potawatomi men at Stone Lake playing the game of moccasin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared...
Photograph

Business District of Laona

Date: 1941
Description: Leona street scene with parked cars in front of Connor's Big Department Store and the Hotel Gordon, photographed sometime during the summer of 1941. Soon...
Photograph

Armstrong Creek Railroad Tracks

Date: 
Description: A view of the Soo Line Depot and railroad tracks running through the town at Armstrong Creek. A man, child, and a dog are walking on the railroad tracks.
Photograph

Two Buildings and Farm Equipment

Date: July 1941
Description: Two buildings, perhaps outhouses, and farm equipment in the vicinity of Crandon.
Photograph

Man Driving Automobile in Field

Date: July 1941
Description: A man is driving an automobile in a field near two buildings, perhaps outhouses.
Photograph

Charlie Spencer

Date: July 28 1941
Description: Charlie Spencer (b.1873?), a Kentuckian who migrated to Crandon, recorded white spirituals for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas. He is sitting in a ch...
Photograph

Robert Walker

Date: August 14 1941
Description: Outdoor portrait of Robert Walker. He recorded lumberjack songs for collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
Photograph

Argonne

Date: 1915
Description: View down the main street of Argonne. The inn in the right foreground was the Commercial House. Across the street, the first building on the left was Joh...
Photograph

Court House and Jail in Crandon

Date: 1910
Description: Crandon courthouse and jail.
Photograph

Forest County Courthouse and Park in Crandon

Date: 1930
Description: View of a park with the Forest County courthouse in the background.
Postcard

Crandon Main Street

Date: 1895
Description: Main Street in Crandon.
Photograph

Presbyterian Church, Crandon, Wis.

Date: 
Description: Presbyterian Church.
Postcard

Crandon from Teachworth Hill

Date: 1908
Description: Crandon from Teachworth Hill.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: