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BOOKS ABOUT ONEIDA COUNTY AND THE PEOPLE WHO SETTLED HERE

CASSIAN 1903-2003
100 Years of History and Legends by The Cassian Helping Hands Auxiliary; 86 pages; ills.
NOKOMIS
40TH ANNIVERSARY 1948-1988, publ. The Town of Nokomis, 98 pages; ills.

MINOCQUA, THE ISLAND CITY

MINOCQUA
A Brief History of the Island City, by Ivan Clyde Lake copyrigh 1931, reprinted 1974 by Four Winds Publishing Co. Minocqua WI, 79 pages, illustrated
A COLLECTION OF NORTHWOODS NOSTALGIA
From the Pages of the Lakeland Times. by Joyce Laabs, Vol. 1, 181 pages, softcover, publ. 1978; Vol. 2 189 pages, softcover published 1980
BLUE LAKE LORE
Through The Mists of History and Memory. History and land records of Blue Lake area, Minocqua, Oneida County. Interspersed with the hard facts is an oral history from interviews with Blue Lake Residents; Author Cynthia Brooks Holmberg, publ. 2002 by Kenilworth Press, Keniworth IL, 234 pages, illustrated, photos, maps, indexed
Early times the early history of the Minocqua area as seen through the pages of the "Minocqua times" newspaper by Scrobell, Daniel D., Minocqua times.
THE FIRST 100 YEARS
1888-1988 Minocqua - Woodruff Centennial Edition, 192 pages, illustrated; 11"x16" soft cover, newsprint pages
PIONEER VIGILANTE - The Legend of John Dietz
A fascinating dramatization of the struggle between a tough and arrogant loner and the lumber barons of Wisconsin. non-fiction, biography by Gunnard Lanners. Publ. Badger Books, Inc. Oregon, WI 1998, 285 pages, photos


CITY OF RHINELANDER

A History of the school district of Rhinelander
from one room to k-12 by the Rhinelander Area Retired Teachers Association. Rhinelander, Wi. : 1982.
A half century of hodag basketball 1916-1969
by Joe Bloom. by Bloom, Joseph E Rhinelander, WI : author 1969.
BIRTH OF A CITY
The Rhinelander Country Vol Two by T.V.Olson, publ. Pineview Publ.Co. 1983 151pgs ills.
From pioneer to present: a tribute to Rhinelander women : a collection of biographies by the Northwoods Chapter of the National Organization for Women edited by Patricia Zatopa and Mary DeNiro. Rhinelander, Wis. : The Chapter, c1983.
Gene Shepard's Wisconsin hodag
story by William Horner ; illustrated by Robb Mommaerts. by Horner, William. Green Bay, WI : Badger House, 2001.
JACK CORY'S SCRAPBOOK
A collection of Jack's favorite stories from his newspaper column that appeared on a regular basis in the Rhinelander Daily News and later in the Hodag Shopper., by Jack Cory publ. Northland Historical Society, Lake Tomahawk WI1985, 122 pages, photos
LONG LIVE THE HODAG!
The Life and Legacy of Eugene Simeon Shepard , 1854-1923 by Kurt Daniel Kortenhof. Rhinelander, Wis. : Hodag Press, c1996.
TALES OF THE NORTHWOODS:
Echoes from Rhinelander's Past by Mark J. Miazga. Savage, MN :Hodag Press, 2002.
OUR FIRST HUNDRED YEARS
A History of Rhinelander by T.V.Olson publ. 1981 133 pgs ills.
ROOTS OF THE NORTH
The Rhinelander Country Vol One by T.V.Olson, publ Pineview Publ. Co.1979 135 pgs
30 years of Hodag Football :
facts, figures and stories about the teams and players who made Rhinelander Football 1923-1954 by Joseph E. Bloom. Rhinelander, WI : J-N-J Printing, 1954.
THE CURRAN STORY :
an account of the life and times of John Curran, Rhinelander pioneer, and of the early development of the Wisconsin River Valley by Botsford, Robert Joe, 1922- [Rhinelander?, Wis.] : [s.n.] , c1953.
THUNDER LAKE NARROW GAUGE
From 1893 to 1941, the Narrow Gauge hauled logs, piling, pulpwood, potatoes and lumberjacks among the lakes and forests of the Wisconsin north woods between Rhinelander and the Eagle Chain of Lakes area. author:Harvey Huston publ.Harvey Huston, Winnetka, Il. 1961, 145 pages, illust.photos
WOODLAND ECHOES
memoirs of Beda Fischer : the true story of an Oneida County pioneer
  • edited by Joy M. Vancos ; with illustrations by Lee Mayer. by Vancos, Joy M. Rhinelander, WI : Rhinelander Historical Society, 1998.
  • SUGAR CAMP

    SUGAR CAMP: 1891-1941
    The Origin and Early History of Norther Wisconsin Community, by Kurt Kortenhopf WI977.5

    TOWN OF THREE LAKES - Books by Local Authors

    EIGHTY YEARS IN GOD'S COUNTRY
    by Ed Epler
    FOREST ORPHANS
    Carl Marty and His Animal Friends, by August Dertrech
    MR CONSERVATION
    Carl Marty and His Forest Friends, by August Dertech
    MOTHER IS A ST. BERNARD
    by Edith Lassen Johnson
    NORTHERNAIRE'S GINGER AND HER WOODLAND ORPHANS
    by Carl Marty
    THE ENCHANTED ISLE OF DREAMS
    Wheeler Island - Three Lakes by Adele G. Wheeler.
    THE PINE, The PLOW AND THE PIONEER, Vol I
    A History of Three Lakes and Clearwater Lake, Wisconsin 1881 to 1984 by the Three Lakes Historical Society
    THE PINE, THE PLOW AND THE PIONEER, Vol II
    A History of Three Lakes, Clearwater Lake, Gagen, Hiles and Monico, Wisconsin 1881-1986 by the Three Lakes Historical Society
    WILDERNESS REFLECTIONS
    by Walt Goldsworthy


    WOODBORO

    WOODBORO
    The First 100 Years 1893-1993 by the Woodboro Centennial Committee 40 pages; illus.

    TOWN OF WOODRUFF

    THE FIRST 100 YEARS
    1888-1988 Minocqua - Woodruff Centennial Edition, 192 pages, illustrated
    A WOODRUFF ALBUM 1888-1988
    100 years of Woodruff history and the people who settled there. Compiled and Written by: Marsha Schlecht Bast and Helen Schlezewske Schlecht; Layout and design: Marty Dumask and Dan Semmerling; printed by MacGregor Litho, Inc., Park Falls Wisconsin. Sponsored by: THE WOODRUFF CENTINNIAL COMMITTEE.


    ONEIDA COUNTY HISTORY

    ONEIDA COUNTY: A Centennial History Edition, 1887-1987
    chrm. Pauline Doucette managing editor: Lelah Bruso, editors: Patricia Friebert, Dorothy Guilday ed. asst. Connie Griesbach. Publisher: Oneida County, Wis.c1987. 215 pages, illustrated, maps
    COMMERATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD OF THE UPPER WISCONSIN:
    Counties of Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade, and Shawano containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and of many of the early settled families Originally published: Chicago : J.H. Beers & Co., 1895. Reprint Publisher: Brookhaven Press, La Crosse, Wis.1998. 2 vol. 1110 pages [49] leaves of plates) : ports. ; 29 cm. Includes index ISBN:1581030843
    HISTORY OF LINCOLN, ONEIDA AND VILAS COUNTIES,WI
    compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean. H.C.Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1924 787 pages, ill., ports. 26cm. This book has over 500 pages of biographies. To view an Index of Biographies included in this book Click
    EASY GOING
    Wisconsin's Northwoods, Vilas and Oneida Counties by Michael J. Dunn, III Tamarack Press, 1978 155pgs ills.

    REFERENCE BOOKS

    BIRTH, MARRIAGE & DEATH INDEXES
    for The Times & The Minocqua Times (newspapers) Vol. 1: 1891-1926;     Vol.2 1927-1949
    indexed and published by the members of the Lakeland Area Genealogical Society, P.O.Box 308, Minocqua WI 54548-0308 Vol. 1 published in 1999; 65 pages; Vol. 2 publ.2005 For a Look-Up Email
    LAKELAND AREA CEMETERY TOMBSTONE INVENTORY,1996 Includes townships of Hazelhurst, Lake Tomahawk, Minocqua and Woodruff, Oneida County. These townships are close to the Vilas/Oneida County line. Currently out-of-print, with author considering a second printing. It is available at the Minocqua Public Library and the Wisconsin Historical Society. published by Lakeland Area Genealogical Soc., P.O. Box 308, Minocqua WI 54548. For a Lookup Email

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