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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Map or Atlas

City of Ashland

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is shows land in white and water in blue and is indexed for parks, points of interest, schools, churches, and recreational areas. The map shows lo...

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wooden walkway with railings surrounded by trees.

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Old cars parked in tall grass next to a house with a porch; a gas pump is on the right. There is a smaller dwelling with a car parked next to it on the lef...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leo Capser standing in front of passenger train at the Ashland Depot.

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking down Highway 77 at Clam Lake. On the left is a one-story building, Day's Service Station. On the right are two buildings, the one-story Standa...

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