• United States, fighting forest fire with pump extinguishers near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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  • United States, fighting forest fire with pump extinguishers near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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  • Fire destruction

    Stone fireplace is all that remains from a cottage burned in a forest fire.

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  • DARE Interview: Mariposa, California; Primary Informant CA200

    Informant Data: CA200: White; female; age: 79 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural Media Files: Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CA200 (3:58) Full Interview (Tape 0166-S1). Content: 00:40 Art…

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  • United States, smoke from forest fire near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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  • The Story of Beaver Creek

    Burgermeister, Mildred; Finney, Florence; McMillan, Janet

    The Story of Beaver Creek is a 49-page photocopied manuscript that has been three-hole punched and is stored in a document holder with a fastener on the left side. The cover of this document is stampe…

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  • Fire destruction

    Night scene of a burning building caught in a forest fire.

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  • Burned Forest Making a Woodcut

    Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project

    Lithograph The Milwaukee Handicraft Project was a program of the Work Projects Administration (WPA), which was created in 1935 to put unemployed Americans to work."Making a Woodcut" is comprised of li…

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  • Fire destruction

    Joe Amant's shingle mill, 10 miles southwest of Tomahawk, showing destruction of machinery by fire.

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  • Oak Lake forest fire

    Debris cleanup after a forest fire in Burnett and Washburn Counties. Over 2,000 firefighters from 23 local departments worked the fire along with the counties, DNR, federal agencies, and private busin…

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  • Peshtigo fire map

    Maas, Jeff

    This map depicts the burned over area created by the fire on October 8, 1871. An inset of Wisconsin and surrounding states with detail of the area impacted by the fire is included. This map was publis…

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  • United States, fighting forest fire with pump extinguishers near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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  • Fire destruction

    Burned over area from Brule forest fire, showing destruction in jack pine forest.

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  • Brule forest fire

    Forest fire burning jack pine and hardwood timber 3 1/2 miles southeast of Brule, which burned an area 6 miles long and 3 miles wide.

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  • DARE Interview: Houghton, Michigan; Primary Informant MI042

    Informant Data: MI042: White; male; age: 64 (old); education: college; community type: village Media Files: Arthur the Rat. Speaker: MI042 (3:06) Full Interview 1 (Tape 0690-S1). Content: 00:25 Local…

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  • Oak Lake forest fire

    Fire engulfs a mobile home near Oak Lake. The fire burned over 16,000 acres and resulted in a presidential emergency declaration. Firefighters saved 254 homes but another 159 structures were lost. Sou…

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  • United States, smoke from forest fire near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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  • A Study of Coleman, Wisconsin

    Beaudoin, Julia; Swenty, Lucille; Garrigan, Karolyn

    "A Study of Coleman, Wisconsin" is a 31-page typed and mimeographed manuscript with a construction paper cover and bound with staples down the left side. The library's copy has tears around the perime…

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  • Fire destruction

    Burned over forest area in Stang's Lumber Company slashings, in northern part of county near Devil's Lake. Eighteen acres of hardwood timber were burned because of the slashings left by this lumber co…

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  • United States, fighting forest fire near Greenwood

    Platt, Robert S. (Robert Swanton), 1891-1964

    Due to a malfunction inside Platt's camera, the majority of his first 8,000 images, dating from 1919 to 1933, have blurred areas where the unexposed film was not laying flat inside the camera. His 35m…

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