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Caves at Peninsula State Park

Date: 1940
Description: A view of some caves at Peninsula State Park.
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Chief Oshkosh Statue

Date: 1936
Description: Chief Oshkosh's statue and grave. Located in Monominee Park, formerly North Park.
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Lake Okauchee Lighthouse

Date: 1935
Description: Lake Okauchee lighthouse. Buildings in background.
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Oat Harvest

Date: September 1929
Description: Harvested bundles of oats in a field on the Dean farm.
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Porcupine

Date: 1935
Description: An adult porcupine is climbing a branch of a downed tree.
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Fox Kits

Date: 1935
Description: Close-up of an unidentified man's hands holding a pair of blue fox kits, or pups.
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Buck in Velvet

Date: 1935
Description: A flash photograph of a large whitetail buck standing in shallow water of the Brule River.
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Driveway in Cherryland

Date: 1935
Description: Cherry trees in full bloom line an unpaved narrow lane.
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Peninsula State Park

Date: September 26 1945
Description: Elevated view of Peninsula State Park.
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Rustic Footbridge

Date: 1940
Description: A rustic log footbridge crosses the Bois Brule River at the Superior Brule Club.
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Forest Protection Headquarters

Date: 1936
Description: View across street towards men and women standing in small groups outside the brick Forest Protection Headquarters building of the Wisconsin Conservation D...
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Copper Falls Waterfall

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Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls on the Bad River. Four people, one man and three women, are posing on rocks at the top of the falls. Surrounding burned-over...
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Wisconsin Tourism Sign

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Description: Group of resort and hotel owners gathered in front of a Wisconsin tourism sign that reads: "Relax In Wisconsin." There is a building in the background.
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The Phelps Oak

Date: 1952
Description: An unidentified man, probably H.M. Phelps, posing with his right hand resting on the massive trunk of a bur oak which grew on the Phelps farm three miles w...
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Four Men at Point Beach State Forest

Date: June 1958
Description: These four men from Wisconsin's Forests and Parks Department will retire in July 1958. C.L. (Neal) Harrington is second from the right.

A new retirement...

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Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1915
Description: Jack Vilas (seated) in the Curtiss hydroplane he used to spot forest fires for the Wisconsin Conservation Department. (His companion is not identified.) Th...
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Civilian Conservation Corps Employees

Date: 1937
Description: A group portrait of the Motor Transportation and Utilities Department of the Sparta District CCC. Jacob Spreuer, junior dispatcher, is in the second row.
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Butternut House

Date: 1953
Description: View of the Butternut House in the Kohler Foundation restoration project. The service building at the right is operated by the Conservation Department. Th...
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Wisconsin Billboard

Date: 1938
Description: A movable billboard aimed at passing motorists along State Highway 20 in Illinois. It reads "Relax in Wisconsin, Where Friends and Nature Meet." Although...
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Sheep

Date: 1935
Description: A flock of sheep walking along the bank of a small winding river. There are trees in the background. A typewritten note on the reverse states: "A scene in...

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